Leny Palma Gaitan Killed in Whitewood Road Pedestrian Crash [Murrieta, CA]

Leny Palma Gaitan Killed in Whitewood Road Pedestrian Crash [Murrieta, CA]

Tragic Auto-Pedestrian Collision on Whitewood Road Kills 44-Year-Old Murrieta Man

Murrieta, CA (February 29, 2024) On Monday evening, 44-year-old Leny Palma Gaitan of Murrieta was killed in a horrific pedestrian crash on Whitewood Road.

According to the Murrieta Police Department, the deadly auto-pedestrian collision happened at about 7:29 p.m. on Whitewood Road, between Somers Road and Baxter Road.

Reports say that a vehicle fatally struck Gaitan who was walking in the southbound lanes. Officials say that 2 other southbound vehicles struck Gaitan.

Authorities say that it was raining at the time of the collision, and all motorists involved in the fatal crash stayed at the scene until authorities arrived.

Police are investigating the fatal pedestrian crash.


Sweet Lawyers expresses sympathies to the bereaved family of Leny Palma Gaitan. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


Leny Palma Gaitan Dies in Auto-Pedestrian Collision on Whitewood Road

We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one is devastating. Worse is if the cause of death is another’s negligence.

More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case, you need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.

The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred due to the death.

However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It will only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid. Thus, the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.

Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.

A Wrongful Death Claim Could Help

So, to those who lost their loved ones in a traffic crash similar to the pedestrian crash on Whitewood Road, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.

When you hire us, our attorneys will do their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.

Call our offices right now at (800) 674-7852.

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