3 Killed in Norwalk Multi-Vehicle Collision
Norwalk, CA (July 17, 2023) – On Sunday, Luis Marroquin, Clarence Hill, and Hector Rivero were arrested in a fatal DUI collision on Interstate 5.
It was about 2:20 a.m. when a 2017 Honda, driven by Clarence Hill, was northbound on the freeway. The vehicle crashed into a sound barrier south of Florence Avenue. The Honda then became disabled in the roadway.
Oscar Sosa, driving Hadley’s tow truck, stopped behind the disabled Honda to assist.
Suddenly, a 2011 Kia driven by Hector Rivero, rear-ended the tow truck at an unknown rate of speed. Rivero’s 32-year-old female passenger died in the accident.
Moreover, a 2016 Toyota driven by Luis Marroquin rear-ended the tow truck at an unknown rate of speed, killing its two unidentified male passengers.
The rescuers rushed Rivero and Marroquin to Saint Francis Medical Center for injuries sustained in the accident. Later, the authorities later arrested both of them on charges of felony DUI.
Hill, the Honda driver was also arrested at the scene and charged with misdemeanor DUI.
Meanwhile, the authorities did not provide further information on Oscar Sosa. Also, the authorities withheld the identities of the three deceased pending notification of kin.
Officers are invetsigating.
Sweet Lawyers express our sympathies to the bereaved family of the three deceased in the collision on Interstate 5. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
Fatal Collisions Could Happen Anytime
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in a traffic incident similar to the collision on Interstate 5 is devastating.
More so, when it is obviously a wrongful death case. When this is the 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 as a result of 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 amount of 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 When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid.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.
Let Us Tell You More About the Wrongful Death Claim
So, to the bereaved of the three people who were killed in the Norwalk multi-vehicle collision, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.
In fact, when you hire us, our attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.