Chula Vista, CA – UPDATE: Another Victim Identified in I-5 CrashSan Diego Legal News
Chula Vista, CA (February 5, 2020) – Authorities have identified another victim killed in the wrong-way collision on I-5 in Chula Vista, California on Saturday morning, February 1st. The crash occurred near the intersection of I-5 and L Street at around 4:45 a.m. The crash occurred when a black truck traveling north on the southbound lanes of I-5 collided head-on with another vehicle and causing a chain-reaction crash.
Janet Alicia Chavez-Calixto, 24, was fatally struck in the crash. Her Chevrolet Malibu was one of seven vehicles involved in the accident. Chavez-Calixto and David Ramirez, 23, were both killed in the accident, and two others were transported to nearby medical facilities for the treatment of sustained injuries.
Updates on the crash are still incoming. An investigation is currently in progress.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Janet Alicia Chavez-Calixto and David Ramirez at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Wrong-Way Collisions in California
Wrong-way crashes aren’t terribly common. However, they have the potential to cause life-threatening injuries. Each year, nearly 355 people are killed in wrong-way crashes.
When a driver travels in the wrong direction, they risk causing a head-on collision. We all know how dangerous these accidents can be. In some cases, surviving family members can recover lost compensation with the help of a qualified California wrongful death attorney.
At the Coastal Legal Center, we understand how difficult it is to lose a loved one. We want to make sure that you and your family are protected. Contact us today at (619) 231- 0724 to see how we can help.
Notes: Outside news sources were used to create this post. Subsequently, the details of the accident have not been independently verified by our own staff. If you find any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us and we will correct the information or remove the post.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, Coastal Legal Center strives to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in San Diego. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.