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Whittier, CA (November 5, 2019) – One person was killed in a multi-vehicle collision that left several others injured on Saturday, October 26th. The identity of the deceased victim has now been released by authorities.
Police stated that 34-year-old Marcus Hernandez lost his life in the crash that occurred around 5:00 a.m. along the 605 Freeway in Whittier. Approximately five or six vehicles were involved in the crash south of Peck Road.
Emergency responders arrived at the scene alongside officers with the California Highway Patrol. Paramedics worked to assist the injured victims although Hernandez was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The collision currently remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Marcus Hernandez at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of their full recovery.
Last year, injuries sustained in automobile crashes claimed the lives of approximately 48 people per 100,000 in the state of California. Although almost any accident holds the potential to be life-shattering, multi-vehicle accidents in California are regularly among some of the most devastating as they frequently involve high speeds and large vehicles.
We recognize the distressing nature of an unexpected injury or loss of a loved one, and it is crucial to know that your rights must be protected in the aftermath. When you or a family member has been injured or killed due to someone else’s reckless or negligent actions, highly skilled representation rapidly becomes a necessary requirement.
Our accident attorneys at the May Firm will work with you to preserve your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path ahead. If you have been hurt as the result of another person’s actions, please don’t hesitate to call (844) 629-3476 or contact us online to speak with one of our compassionate attorneys today.
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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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