Luis Mendoza Dies, 13-Year-Old Passenger Injured in Hacienda Heights Crash
Hacienda Heights, CA (July 04, 2021)– On Saturday, 35-year-old Luis Mendoza of La Puente died and a 13-year-old passenger were injured in a crash on 60 Freeway.
The authorities responded to the crash scene a little before 12:30 near East 7th Avenue.
When they arrived, a witness told the officers that a gray car opened fire at a white Chevrolet Avalanche.
Apparently, due to the shooting, the Mendoza, the Chevrolet driver lost control of the pickup truck and crashed into another vehicle.
Unfortunately, Mendoza died at the accident scene.
Meanwhile, a 16-year-old and a 13-year-old passengers were inside the Chevrolet Avalanche during the incident. The 13-year-old passenger sustained serious injuries in the crash.
As of Saturday evening, officers said it is unknown if road rage played a factor in the fatal crash. No arrests have been announced in the shooting.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Luis Mendoza. May you have courage during this difficult time.
What Happens After a Fatal Crash?
As the loved ones of Luis Mendoza grieve, it is difficult to accept such a loss that could have been prevented.
Thus, it is crucial that the his family becomes aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. It is a lawsuit that gives the loved ones of a departed family member some semblance of justice. It forces liable parties to become accountable for their actions.
Furthermore, a wrongful death claim is a civil action brought forth by relatives of a deceased victim whose death was caused by the negligence of another party. Holding the party responsible for your loved one’s passing accountable.
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