Downey, CA – Update: Passenger Killed in Collision on 605 Fwy Identified

Downey, CA (November 15, 2019) – Authorities have identified the man who was killed in a motor vehicle accident that took place on Monday morning, November 11th, in Downey. The fatal early morning accident occurred at approximately 5:40 a.m. along the 605 Freeway, south of Florence Avenue.

Officials with the California Highway Patrol stated that a 24-year-old woman from Temple City was traveling north in a 2014 Toyota Corolla when the vehicle exited the roadway. The car subsequently went down an embankment where it crashed into a tree.

Emergency crews arrived at the scene where they pronounced an adult male passenger deceased. The victim has now been identified as 20-year-old Marvin Aron Martinez, of Corona. The driver was hospitalized with moderate injuries and the cause of the accident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Marvin Aron Martinez at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents in California

For various reasons such as intoxication and distracted driving, numerous car crashes end with catastrophic and even fatal injuries every day. In fact, recent research has shown that over 3,000 California car accidents resulted in fatalities during 2017, alone. Following a sudden collision, it is vital for victims and their families to understand their rights.

Any individual who has driven a vehicle in a reckless or otherwise negligent manner, resulting in the injuries or death of another person, must rightfully be held liable for their actions. Finding the right representation who will protect your rights and fight on your behalf is a significant step towards both your financial and physical recovery.

At The May Firm, we will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path forward. If you have lost a family member or suffered an injury as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (844) 629-3476 or leave us a message to receive a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys.

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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California.  Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice.  The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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