Wilmington, CA (June 28, 2020) – Police have now identified the two victims who were killed in a truck crash last Thursday, June 25th, as Isaac Muriel, 22 and his passenger, Chyna Waddle. The fatal collision happened at about 10:30 a.m. in the 2000 block of Pacific Coast Highway near East O Street.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Muriel and Waddle were in a vehicle that collided with a commercial tractor-trailer. The force of the crash caused the vehicle to catch fire and emergency responders were dispatched to the scene.
Both Muriel and Waddle were pronounced deceased at the crash site. At this time, no details concerning the cause of the crash have been reported as the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Isaac Muriel and Chyna Waddle at this time.
Fatal Trucking Accidents in Los Angeles
According to reported statistics in 2008, approximately 11% of all automobile crash-related fatalities were the direct result of accidents involving tractor-trailers. Like anywhere else around the United States, fatal truck accidents in Los Angeles are frequently due caused by such issues as poor vehicle maintenance, a prolonged stopping distance, and improper loading. It is absolutely essential for those involved in a serious accident that was triggered by no fault of their own to understand the importance of skilled representation, moving forward.
At Agnew Brusavich, our dedicated Los Angeles truck accident attorneys are devoted to helping those who have wrongfully suffered at the hands of an irresponsible party. We understand the overwhelming moments that follow a sudden and severe accident, and we are prepared to fight for the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured or lost a loved one because of someone else’s negligence, contact our California truck accident attorneys at (310) 793-1400 today.
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