1 Dead and 2 Injured in Lompoc Rollover Accident on Highway 1 and Santa Lucia Canyon Road
LOMPOC, CA (September 29, 2022) – Wednesday morning, Eunice Perez De La Cruz suffered injuries in a deadly crash on Highway 1 and Santa Lucia Canyon Road.
The incident occurred at about 7:55 a.m. on Highway 1 just north of Santa Lucia Canyon Road near Lompoc.
According to reports, 18-year-old Eunice Perez De La Cruz of Lompoc drove a 2002 GMC Envoy southbound on Highway 1. Then, she made an unsafe turn which sent the SUV onto the right shoulder of the road
Then, it overturned down the hillside several times into heavy brush, ejecting two passengers, ages 10 and 8.
As a result, the 10-year-old girl died. Meanwhile, the 8-year-old girl and De La Cruz sustained major injuries.
Officers noted that none of the three wore safety belts.
Furthermore, the authorities do not believe that drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of Judith Perez De La Cruz.
Moving Forward after a Tragic Loss in a Crash
While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
The family of the victim must become aware that they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. This may be the most beneficial step towards recovery.
Filing a claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to the deceased,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you lost someone you love in a similar Lompoc auto accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you get through this. With our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being, while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.