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Driver Dead After Crashing into a Restaurant in Bell Garden

A single-vehicle crash was reported in Bell Garden on Friday, January 1st. Los Angeles County Fire Department was the first responder at the scene. The incident happened on East Gage Avenue just past 12:00 a.m. The driver of the vehicle lost control of the steering and struck a light pole, before eventually crashing into a restaurant’s storefront. The driver was fatally injured and was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was injured in the incident. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash.

Can You File Claims Against Dead At-Fault Drivers?

Yes, you can. Usually, if the at-fault driver has died and you are planning to still take legal action, you can immediately file a claim against their auto insurance provider or directly against the beneficiary of the deceased’s estates. Choosing which action to take depends on the car accident case you are experiencing. If you want to consult a lawyer to get an expert’s opinion on what legal action you should take for your car accident case, call us today at (800) 310-1606 for a free consultation, available 24/7.

Source: CBS Los Angeles

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