Gabriella Perez-Ramirez Identified as Woman Killed in Livermore Car Accident on Interstate 580 and North Livermore Avenue
Livermore, California (March 30, 2020) – One person was killed and another was injured in a head-on car crash on Sunday morning in Livermore, according to police.
The crash happened at about 6:21 a.m., on March 29, on the eastbound side of Interstate 580, just east of the North Livermore Avenue exit.
The police said a 2004 Buick LeSabre, driven by Gabriella Perez-Ramirez, 24, was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of freeway when it collided head-on with an eastbound 2014 Nissan Altima.
Perez-Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the crash.
A 33-year-old woman from Newark, who was driving the Nissan, was taken to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley with serious injuries.
Alcohol was suspected to be a contributing factor in the accident.
All lanes of Interstate 580 were closed due to the crash. As of 8:36 a.m., all roads were opened.
The crash remains under investigation.
According to Arin Khodaverdian, the Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group, a separate investigation by an experienced attorney is necessary to clearly uncover the circumstances surrounding the collision. “An attorney will also help the victim to navigate all the legal processes in pursuit of fair compensation and justice. Car accident claims are rarely straightforward, and, regardless of the circumstances involved, liable insurance companies will often do everything possible to limit their out-of-pocket expenses by either devaluing or outright denying your claim. It is crucial, therefore, that you have an experienced attorney on your side,” said Arin.
Nobody is ever prepared for an accident. However, knowing what to do in case you are involved in the accident is very crucial. The following steps will help you ensure your safety and the safety of others.
- Stay at the scene and don’t panic.
- Check for injuries and immediately call for an ambulance if anyone is hurt.
- Notify the police even if no one is injured. The police will examine the scene and document the accident. At this point, it is important to record accurate information. You can later request a police report.
- If the accident is minor, it is advisable to move the vehicles to the shoulder and turn on your vehicle's hazard lights to ensure the safety of other motorists.
- Gather information about the other drivers involved in the accident. Also, talk to witnesses and get their information.
- If possible, take photos of the damage to your car and the surrounding area.
- Do not admit fault or discuss the accident with anyone. Do not sign any papers unless requested by the police.
- Do not leave the accident scene until the police have left.
After leaving the accident scene,
- Contact your insurance company as soon as possible.
- Get a copy of the accident report from the police.
- Get a property damage valuation.
- If you were injured in the accident, keep detailed notes of your injuries and track your medical treatment.
- Contact a reputable personal injury attorney to protect your rights.
- Seek legal advice before you contact your insurer to discuss your car accident claim and compensation for your personal injuries. A qualified attorney will help you recover the maximum amount of damages.