Isaiah Garrett ID’d as Driver Killed in Crash
The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Bureau has ID’d the man who was killed in a traffic collision last Friday, September 10th.
19-year-old Isaiah Garrett of Palmdale was the victim of a fatal accident on Highway 138.
The tragic accident took place around 5:12 p.m. just west of Fort Tejon Road, per reports.
According to CHP, Garrett was driving eastbound in his Nissan Altima when he veered to the left. As a result, he drifted into the westbound lane and collided with a 2021 Ram 1500.
Sadly, Garrett was pronounced dead at the scene.
Lloyd Marcus and Clarissa Leimis, the driver and passenger of the Ram 1500, also sustained major injuries. 43-year-old Lloyd Marcus was taken to Northridge Hospital and 41-year-old Clarissa Leimis was taken to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.
The Antelope Valley CHP office is actively investigating the crash. Anybody with additional information is urged to contact their office at 661-948-8541.
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 also 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.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.