At approximately 10 p.m. on Thursday, December 23rd, 57-year-old Elvira Bermudez was killed in a car accident at the intersection of Goldenwest Street and Georgetown Avenue in Westminster. Bermudez was traveling north on Goldenwest in a Saturn when a southbound GMC pickup truck attempted to turn left onto Georgetown and struck her. She died at the scene. Neither the driver nor the passenger of the pickup truck was injured. Authorities have asked anyone with information about this collision to call 714-548-3830, explains an Orange County auto accident attorney.
Throughout the state, there were 3,113 fatal and 170,496 injury motor vehicle traffic collisions in 2008, the most recent year for which the California Highway Patrol has complete accident statistics. 296 of the fatal crashes involved a driver making a left turn. Westminster accounted for 4 of the 152 fatal and 467 of the 13,414 injury accidents that occurred in Orange County.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the family of Elvira Bermudez.
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