Norwalk, CA – Update: Authorities Identify Victims of 3-Vehicle Crash on I-605 Fwy

Norwalk, CA (February 6, 2020) – Authorities have now released the identities of those involved in a fatal multi-vehicle collision that occurred in the Norwalk neighborhood of Los Angeles. The accident happened on the I-605 Freeway, just a little south of Rosecrans Avenue around 3:45 a.m. on Wednesday morning, February 5th.

Officers with the California Highway Patrol stated that 24-year-old Alyssa Alexus Contreras, of La Puente, was heading south in a Toyota Corolla when her vehicle struck the center divider and spun into oncoming traffic. The Corolla was then struck by a Dodge Ram pickup truck, as well as a Honda Accord, causing the Corolla to overturn. A Chrysler PT Cruiser was also reported to have hit the vehicle.

Contreras was sadly pronounced deceased by responding paramedics. The operator of the Dodge, identified as Jonathan J. Villalpando, 28, of Fontana, and the driver of the Honda, Jose O. Estrada, 42, of Pico Rivera, were both transported to a local hospital. Estrada suffered major injuries while Villaipando’s wounds have been classified as minor. The driver of the PT Cruiser, Milton Max Marquardt, 46, of Ontario, was uninjured in the collision.

The events that led to this crash are under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Alyssa Alexus Contreras at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents in California

Across the Golden State, around 9.1 per 100,000 people were tragically killed following the numerous California motor vehicle accidents that took place throughout 2017. While the rate of recorded deaths may continue to fluctuate, many people will undoubtedly suffer various injuries because of the heedless actions taken by seriously negligent motorists. While it can be irrefutably challenging, it is absolutely vital for victims and loved ones to realize their rights after unfairly suffering due to a sudden crash.

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 ahead. We believe that anyone who has operated a vehicle in an inattentive manner that resulted in injuries or the loss of a loved one should be held liable for their actions. If you have lost a family member or suffered an injury in a collision, please call us at (844) 629-3476 or leave us a message to receive a free consultation with one of our compassionate attorneys today.

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