1 Dead, Mikael Mezhlumya and Edik Mezhlumya Hurt in Lancaster Auto Accident
LANCASTER, CA (June 23, 2020) – Late Sunday afternoon, a man died and two others sustained injuries in truck crash on Avenue H.
The incident occurred at 5:41 p.m. on Avenue H and 90th Street East, CHP Officer M. Rogers said.
According to Rogers, a 34-year-old Glendale man driving an eastbound pickup truck on Avenue H drove into the path of a northbound truck on 90th Street East. Shortly after, the northbound truck hit the eastbound truck.
Due to the impact, the northbound truck driver, a Lancaster man, succumbed to injuries. The authorities are withholding the identity of the deceased due to pending family notification.
Meanwhile, responders transported the driver of the eastbound truck, Mikael Mezhlumyan, to the hospital with moderate injuries. They also transported his passenger, 31-year-old Edik Mezhlumya, with major injuries.
The authorities continue to investigate the fatal crash. However, the police do not believe that alcohol nor drugs played a role in the crash.
Moreover, the California Highway Patrol closed the intersection for multiple hours.
We understand that losing a loved one is never easy. Our law firm would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to those mourning this loss. We also hope Mikael Mezhlumya and Edik Mezhlumya have a speedy recovery.
What Grieving Families Can Do after a Fatal Crash
In the case of the truck crash on Avenue H, the family of the victim must become aware of their rights under the law.
Those closest to the victim may have the right to seek compensation for their loss. Some common examples include funeral expenses, medical bills, and what is called “loss of consortium.”
“Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
To begin filing a wrongful death claim, call the Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. Our goal is to remain on your side throughout your legal battle. Moreover, we will grant you a settlement that you and your family deserve. Above all, we single ourselves out from other law firms by providing personalized guidance and aggressive representation. Thus, if interested in seeking trusted legal support to cover any financial hardships accrued from an auto accident, do not hesitate to call. Additionally, we are at your disposal 24/7.