Bethany Holguin Los Angeles: 23-Year-Old Mother From Compton Killed In Car Accident With Street Racer By The Intersection of 131st Street and Towne Avenue
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (May 21, 2019) – A 23-year-old mother from Compton identified as Bethany Holguin has tragically died in a car accident after her vehicle was broadsided by a street racer near the intersection of 131st Street and Towne Avenue.
Los Angeles police are saying that the accident took place on Saturday around 11:24 p.m. Bethany Holguin was in a Toyota Camry that was struck by a speeding Infiniti.
The driver of the Infiniti ran a stop sign before hitting the victim’s car. The victim’s brother Emilio was transported to the UCLA Medical Center with major injuries.
Despite life-saving measures Bethany Holguin died due to her injuries.
Liability In Car Accidents
It is illegal to street race. Drivers that race on city streets are likely to face civil as well as criminal liability. According to California Vehicle Code 22350, “No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.”
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