Apolinar Lopez Involved in Adelanto Fatal Crash
Adelanto, CA (August 31, 2022) – On Sunday, Enrique Meza, a 33-year-old Adelanto man, sustained fatal injuries in a vehicle crash on Highway 395.
The fatal traffic incident happened at about 1:19 p.m. at the intersection with Chamberlaine Way.
Right away, the emergency rescuers responded to the scene and located Meza trapped inside a silver 2018 Chevrolet Malibu. Rescuers from the fire department extracted and rushed him to an area hospital where he died.
On the other hand, Apolinar Lopez of Adelanto, the 18-year-old driver of a white Toyota Tacoma, did not sustain injuries from the collision.
According to the authorities investigating this case, Apolinar Lopez was northbound on the freeway when he ran a red light at the intersection. At the same time, Enrique was eastbound crossing the highway. As a result, the two vehicles collided.
“Distracted driving is believed to be a factor in the collision,” states the sheriff’s department.
Meanwhile, please reach out to L. Torres, at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station at 760-552-6800 if you have further details about this collision. You can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78-CRIME (27463) or www.wetip.com.
Moreover, here is a link to help Meza’s family with his funeral expenses.
Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathies to the family of Enrique Meza. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
What Is a Wrongful Death Claim?
Following the collision that claimed the life of Enrique Meza, it is vital to make sure his loved ones are legally covered so they can grieve in peace.
That is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are related to or depend financially on the victim. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership)
- Children of the deceased
- Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased
- Personal representatives
So, to the bereaved of Enrique Meza, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.