Fallbrook, CA – UPDATE: 2 Victims Identified in Deadly I-15 Bus Crash

Fallbrook, CA – UPDATE: 2 Victims Identified in Deadly I-15 Bus Crash

Fallbrook, CA (February 24, 2020) – Two out of the three victims killed in a devastating charter bus rollover earlier this week in Fallbrook, California have been identified. The accident originally took place on Saturday morning, February 22nd, when a bus rolled over into an embankment near CA-76 while traveling on I-15. Maria de la Luz Diaz, 67, of Riverside, California, Julia Perez Cornejo, 73, of Pasadena, California, and a 23-year-old woman from Mexico were reportedly killed in the crash. 

At least 18 others were seriously injured in the accident. The California Highway Patrol reported that injured parties were transported to numerous medical facilities, including Palomar Medical Center, Temecula Valley Hospital and Inland Valley Medical Center. A five-year-old boy reportedly suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash.

An ongoing investigation into the collision is currently in progress. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Maria de la Luz Diaz, Julia Perez Cornejo, and the other deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Deadly Bus Crashes in California

Fallbrook, CA - UPDATE: 2 Victims Identified in Deadly I-15 Bus CrashNo matter the vehicle, all drivers are at risk of being involved in a catastrophic accident. Even transit buses that transport dozens of people are known to be involved in devastating crashes. Sadly, these collisions can be devastating and result in fatal injuries. 

In 2011, 283 people lost their lives in bus accidents across the country. More than 24,000 people were seriously injured in these collisions. In some cases, surviving family members can recover lost compensation by contacting a California personal injury lawyer.

The team of attorneys at the Coastal Legal Center can help you obtain the compensation you deserve. We understand how difficult it is to handle the passing of a family member, especially when it was caused by another’s negligence. Contact us today at (619) 231- 0724 to discuss your case. 

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.