May 27, 2008 (by Otto Smyth)
According to reports a tragic accident in South Los Angles claimed the lives of five and injured 16, when two vans crashed.
It was reported that a passenger van traveling through an intersection in the vicinity of a Hyde Park neighborhood struck another van that was speeding through a red light according to reports and police officer Karen Smith.
This collision caused the van to go airborne, when the van landed it was on fire and also caused three other accidents to collide and catch on fire. It has been reported by Los Angeles burn injury lawyers that two people in the van that ran the red light perished in the fire and were burned beyond recognition.
The other van was carrying three children that sustained fatal injuries, there was a 12-year-old boy that was ejected from the passenger van and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. There was also a 7 year old and 4 year old that died later from the injuries they sustained during the accident as reported by Officer Ana Aguirre.
One of the passengers in this accident that was critically injured was a 4-year-old child as well as three other children and two adults according to reports by Officer Kate Lopez.
The injured and deceased victims have not been released, as well as the condition of the injured. Were you involved in a fiery car crash accident requiring a Los Angeles Wrongful Death Attorney? If so, contact the Law Offices of Michael P. Ehline located in Los Angeles and Orange County. Call the Los Angeles car accident lawyers now at 888-400-9721.