One Killed, Two Others Hurt in Goldenwest Street Crash
A longtime crossing guard for the city of Westminster was killed in a traffic collision Tuesday morning.
Robert Polino Avila, 77, was driving his vehicle when it collided with another for unknown reasons on June 7th.
The crash took place at 5:35 a.m. within the 14500 block of Goldenwest Street.
Sadly, Avila died at the scene.
Additionally, a passenger in Avila’s car and the other driver were taken to UC Irvine Medical Center with undisclosed injuries.
Those with information on the accident are urged to contact Sgt. Anil Adam at 714-548-3770.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Robert Avila.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
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.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.