Deadly Rear-End Collision on Harry Bridges Boulevard
On Christmas Eve, 44-year-old Saul Zuniga died as the result of a rear-end collision in Wilmington.
Reports stated that the crash took place at 7:20 p.m. on Friday in the 1100 block of West Harry Bridges Boulevard.
According to the LAPD, the driver of a pickup was traveling at a high rate of speed prior to rear-ending Zuniga’s vehicle.
The crash occurred within the westbound lanes of the street.
Zuniga sustained major injuries and sadly died at the scene of the crash.
The pickup driver also suffered minor injuries and was arrested on unknown charges.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Saul Zuniga.
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.