Two Men Killed in San Diego Collision in Midway District
Two male passengers were killed in a San Diego collision on Saturday, May 7th.
The deceased have been identified as Ahmed Mazin Salah Alrawi, 23, and Suad Alsamari, 81.
According to reports, the accident took place around 9 p.m. at Rosecrans Street and Sports Arena Boulevard.
Due to speeding, a Toyota Tacoma lost control, struck a median which caused it to be airborne and hit a Toyota Sienna.
The Sienna was stopped at a red light at the time of the crash.
Sadly, both Alrawi and Alsamari were in the Sienna and died at the scene.
There were also two other occupants in the Sienna that were hospitalized with undisclosed injuries.
Additionally, the Tacoma driver suffered broken bones among other injuries.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Ahmed Alrawi and Suad Alsamari.
Speeding is without a doubt one of the leading causes in motor vehicle accidents, killing 9,478 people in 2018 according to the NHTSA. It was also a contributing factor in 26% of traffic accidents that resulted in death(s). The dangers of speeding include:
- Loss of control of vehicle
- Increase in crash severity
- Increase in fuel consumption and/or cost
- Reduces the effectiveness of protection equipment
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.