Traffic Collision Results in Death of Two Women in Pomona
A rear-end collision left two women dead on Sunday morning in Pomona.
Per CHP, the accident took place on April 17th at 2:05 a.m. on the Pomona (60) Freeway.
A Honda Civic was traveling eastbound before it rear-ended a Toyota Camry, driven by Ryan Sanchez, 23.
The 24-year-old female passenger of the Camry, Julia Schmidt, of Chino, sadly died at the scene
In addition, the female Honda driver was declared dead at the scene.
Sanchez was also taken to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center with minor injuries.
Neither drugs or alcohol were believed to have factored into the accident.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Julia Schmidt and the other female driver.
According to the NHTSA, nearly 2.5 million rear-end collisions are reported each year in the U.S. More specifically, they are responsible for 28% of all crashes.
In addition, rear-end collisions account for 950,000 injuries and 2,000 deaths each year.
These types of crashes are often the result of distracted and reckless driving.
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.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.