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2 killed, several injured on 605 FWY in Norwalk DUI car accident

Jul 16, 2018

According to KTLA, two people were killed and several others were injured in a serious car accident caused by a DUI suspect on the 605 Freeway in Norwalk on Monday, July 16, 2018.

The fatal car accident occurred around 1 a.m. on the northbound 605 Freeway near Rosecrans Avenue, when the DUI suspect in an Infiniti slammed into the back of a stalled minivan, causing both cars to catch fire.

Five people were inside of the minivan at the time of the car accident. Two victims, described as a 52-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman, were pronounced dead at the scene of the fatal car accident. The three others who were inside the minivan, including a child, sustained serious injuries.

Two people were inside the Infiniti, including the DUI suspect and a female passenger.

The DUI suspect, described as 31-year-old Alex Barragan from Norwalk, was arrested on suspicion of murder and driving under the influence.

Our team at West Coast Trial Lawyers sends our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the victims killed in the car accident. We also wish the people injured a speedy recovery.

If you have been injured in a car accident caused by a negligent driver, you need to seek help from a car accident attorney as soon as possible. At West Coast Trial Lawyers, our team specializes in fighting for those who have fallen victim in a car accident.

We will do whatever it takes to obtain maximum compensation and the justice you deserve for the losses you have faced during this difficult time.

Feel free to contact us any time for a free, no-obligation consultation at (888) 888-9285 or visit Our personal injury lawyers are ready to help.

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