Fatal Collision in Pacoima
Five people were injured and one killed in a Sunday evening accident in Pacoima.
The fatal crash occurred around 8:35 p.m. on September 26th on Laurel Canyon Boulevard.
According to reports, Edvin Raymundo was making a right turn in his Toyota pickup from Mercer Street.
Raymundo reportedly pulled out in front of a southbound Dodge Charger on Laurel Canyon Boulevard.
As a result, the Dodge collided with the pickup truck then crashed into a cinderblock wall. This was right outside an apartment building at 10460 Laurel Canyon Boulevard.
Two of the adults and three of the juveniles that were inside the Dodge sustained unspecified injuries. Firefighters were needed to help free two people from the vehicle and they were all transported to a nearby hospital.
Edvin Remundo sadly died at the scene of the crash.
Additionally, an 11-year-old boy inside of the apartment building suffered a cut finger.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Edvin Raymundo.
In the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107.
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.
It is important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.