[05-26-2021] Riverside County, CA – Teenage Boy Killed After a Fatal Car Crash in Moreno Valley

A 17-year-old boy was killed after a fatal collision in Moreno Valley on Wednesday afternoon, May 26.

[05-26-2021] Riverside County, CA - Teenage Boy Killed After a Fatal Car Crash in Moreno ValleyThe accident occurred near the intersection of Day Street and Bay Avenue in Moreno Valley at around 3:09 p.m. The teenage boy reportedly drove a Ford Edge through the intersection when an eastbound Toyota Corolla suddenly struck his vehicle.

Due to the severity of the impact, the Ford veered off the roadway and crashed into a nearby residential fence. Authorities believe that the Toyota driver may have run a stop sign at the intersection.

The teenage boy sustained life-threatening injuries from the collision. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the Toyota driver was taken to an area hospital with moderate injuries.

It’s unclear whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the collision. Local authorities are further investigating the case. Witnesses that can give more information about the crash are urged to contact the Sheriff’s Department at 951-486-8206.

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Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision Statistics

Car accidents are sometimes life-altering and traumatic. Because of how universal cars are to our lives, drivers often forget just how dangerous they can become and that severe and even deadly car crashes can occur.

The number of victims of motor vehicle-related accidents in the U.S. has increased immensely throughout the years. The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that an estimated 38,000 people were killed in U.S. motor vehicle accidents in 2019.

The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) reports that there were 3,563 car accident fatalities throughout the state in 2018 alone. Thousands of people must deal with grief and sudden loss in the wake of California’s deadly accidents.

A variety of reasons causes these car accidents; they mainly occur due to drunk drivers, distracted drivers, people who break the speed limit, and drivers who ignore road laws in general.

Wrongful Death Attorney for Victims of Fatal Two-Vehicle Collisions in Riverside County

While waiting for the official investigation results, the victim is encouraged to pursue a wrongful death claim with her attorney’s help. A wrongful death car accident lawsuit can also help pay for the high medical expenses and other costs incurred due to the crash. It can also help provide financial support for those who have lost income because of an injury or an unforeseen death.

Arash Law has recovered more than $500 million for previous clients just like you. Our team of compassionate and experienced California fatal car accident lawyers is available to help you after a loved one’s death in a car accident. We serve victims and their families in San Francisco, Riverside, San Jose, San Diego, Sacramento, Sherman Oaks, and many other areas in California. We also offer legal services in many different languages.

Call Arash Law today at (888) 488-1391 or contact us online to schedule your free no-obligation fatal car accident case review.

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