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Sylmar Truck Crash on Foothill Freeway near Polk Street Exit Kills 39-Year-Old Man

2012 Cadillac and Semi-Truck Involved in Fatal Sylmar Accident on Foothill Freeway

Sylmar, California (May 15, 2020) – A 39-year-old Pasadena man died at the scene after his 2012 Cadillac collided with a semi-truck on the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway, near the Polk Street exit in Sylmar at about 10:55 p.m. May 14.

Authorities did not immediately establish the circumstances that led to the collision of the two vehicles Thursday night.

Due to the impact, the Cadillac caught fire and debris spread in all lanes of the freeway

The wreck resulted in the closure of all eastbound lanes of the Foothill Freeway near Polk Street up to round 4:15 a.m. on Friday.

It was not mentioned whether drugs or alcohol were factors in the accident.

An investigation into the crash is underway. Anyone with information about the collision is urged to contact Officer T. Herrera at 661-294-5540.

We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. It is extremely difficult to lose a loved one, especially when it happens unexpectedly.

If your loved one died and you believe someone else was at fault, we encourage you to contact our legal team for a free, confidential consultation. Our legal team can help you understand your legal rights.

When a fatal accident is caused by a person or entity’s negligence, the resulting death is considered “wrongful” in the eyes of the law. The surviving family members have legal rights for a wrongful death claim.

Arin Khodaverdian, the Managing Partner and CEO of Alpine Law Group, advises surviving family members to “talk to a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible to understand your legal options and take action aimed at securing the maximum compensation.”

We understand that there is no amount of financial recovery that can make up for the immense loss of your loved one, but it can ease your financial burdens and help you forge your way forward.

Call Mr. Khodaverdian for a free consultation 24/7 at 800-984-4123.

Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.

Alpine Law Group Sends strength and condolences to the accident victims and their families

Alpine Law Group sends strength and condolences to the accident victims and their families. Our firm stands ready to help those affected by tragedy obtain the justice they deserve. We can also help you obtain a copy of the police report free of charge. Call us 24/7 at 800-984-4123 to be directly connected with an attorney for a no-obligation consultation. There are no up-front fees and you pay us nothing if we don't win. You may also contact us via text message and online chat 24/7. We look forward to speaking with you.


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