21-Year-Old Nicolas Velasco Marcos Arrested in Vanowen Street Fatal Crash [Los Angeles, CA]

21-Year-Old Nicolas Velasco Marcos Arrested in Vanowen Street Fatal Crash [Los Angeles, CA]

Driver Dies in Reseda Multi-Vehicle Collision

Los Angeles, CA (February 26, 2024) – 21-year-old Nicolas Velasco Marcos was arrested following a Vanowen Street fatal crash Sunday.

The authorities received the multi-vehicle crash report at around 11:20 a.m. in the area of Chimineas Avenue.

Officers said a white Dodge Charger driven by Velasco Marcos and a yellow Chevrolet Camaro were eastbound on Vanowen Street at a high rate of speed.

Suddenly, Velasco Marcos changed lanes and collided with the Camaro. As a result, both vehicles lost control and crashed with multiple cars. 

Sadly, the 32-year-old man driving the Camaro died at the crash scene.

Moreover, the rescuers used hydraulic rescue tools to free two people from one of the involved vehicles. 

The medical team evaluated 11 people at the scene including the Camaro driver who died. Six were transported to hospitals.

The driver of the Charger, Velasco Marcos, was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. The authorities later arrested and booked him for murder. He’s being held on $2 million bail.

Officers said a nearby hydrant was sheared off by the impact of the collision.


Sweet Lawyers extends our deepest sympathies to the loved ones of the deceased in the Vanowen Street fatal crash. Our hearts are with you through these trying times. Similarly, we wish those who were injured a speedy recovery.


Nicolas Velasco Marcos Facing Charges Following Reseda Deadly Crash

Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It would certainly take a lot of time to recover from this loss.

However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.

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 laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.

These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person who died. 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, and minors under the care of the deceased;
  • Personal representatives.
  • These people can differ from state to state.

A Sweet Lawyers Attorney Can Help

Reach out to us if you lost a loved one in a vehicle collision. Let us help you discover if you can file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.

With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you during your legal battle.

Call our offices right now at (800) 674-7852 and let us help you get justice for your family. Our consultation is free and confidential.

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