Briauna Ramirez Killed in Lynwood DUI Car Accident
Lynwood, CA (October 24, 2020) – On Saturday, Briauna Ramirez, whose 18th birthday was Thursday, died in a three-vehicle crash on the 105 Freeway.
The fatal incident occurred at around 3:05 a.m. near Long Beach Boulevard in Lynwood.
The California Highway Patrol said a 24-year-old man entered the freeway the wrong way and crashed head-on into their vehicle
Authorities pronounced Ramirez, the front-seat passenger, dead at the scene.
Moreover, the rescuers took the wrong-way driver, a resident of West Covina, to St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood.
He sustained moderate injuries and police arrested him on suspicion of drunk driving.
Furthermore, there were four other passengers in the car that was hit. Rescuers took an 18-year-old Coachella resident and a 29-year-old Coachella woman to St. Francis Medical Center. Both sustained major injuries.
Additionally, a 28-year-old woman from La Quinta and a 28-year-old woman from Thousand Palms were taken to Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Downey with serious injuries.
Meanwhile, a third vehicle was also involved in the incident. However, there were no details about the passengers’ conditions.
The authorities closed all westbound lanes of the Century Freeway at Long Beach Boulevard. All lanes were re-opened at about 7:25 a.m.
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Briauna Ramirez.
The Aftermath of a Fatal Lynwood Crash
The aftermath of serious accidents can make everything difficult for a family. Recovering or grieving, while handling legal claims, don’t exactly go hand in hand.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Also, a lawyer’s goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of fatal accidents.
“Insurance companies only protect their interests. Therefore, we’re here to protect those of our clients.”
In the face of such a tragedy, it is important to make sure your family is taken care of. If you want strong legal representation to advocate on your behalf, contact Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. When someone dies in a car accident, the children, parents, or guardians of the deceased have the right to file a claim. We aim to do right by your loved one. Above all, we’re determined to get you the best settlement while you work on healing and recovering. Call us today for a 100% free case evaluation. Above all, we believe your loved one deserves proper justice.