At about 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 17, a fatal collision closed Interstate 10 near Rancho Cucamonga, reported The Press-Enterprise. The crash, which occurred in the westbound lanes, involved multiple vehicles and required the Los Angeles County Fire Department to land a helicopter on the freeway at Indian Hills in Pomona. The California Highway Patrol indicated that the accident was fatal and is investigating. All westbound lanes were reopened by 8:45 p.m.
Motor vehicle collisions claimed the lives of or caused injury to 414 people in Rancho Cucamonga in 2010, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety’s most current records. The OTS compares the accident data of cities with populations of a similar size, giving those with the poorest records the highest rankings, starting with 1st place. That year, Rancho Cucamonga ranked 49th out of 53 cities for its incidence of fatal and injury collisions.
Those who have been injured or lost loved ones to car accidents have recourse through the civil justice system and may take legal actions to hold the parties responsible for their injuries or losses liable. For more information on the personal injury and the wrongful death claims process, please call 866-981-5596.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the family of the person who was killed in the accident. We would also like to wish a full recovery to those who were injured.