7-Year-Old Killed in Deadly Freeway Crash
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A 7-year-old girl was killed in a deadly freeway crash Saturday afternoon. Rose Robinson was riding in a 2003 Ford Focus heading west on I-210 east of Milliken Avenue in Rancho Cucamonga when the vehicle crashed into a westbound Toyota Camry, then hit the north freeway wall.

Robinson was taken to Loma Linda University Medical Center. She died of her injuries at 2:01 p.m. No one else was reported injured in the deadly freeway crash, but the circumstances of the incident are still being investigated.

It is unclear whether Robinson was properly secured in a car seat in the rear of the vehicle when the crash occurred. Although vehicle fatalities for children under 13 have declined since 1975, motor vehicle crashes still account for 1 of every 4 unintentional injury deaths. Research shows that restraining children ages 4 to 8 in the back seat instead of the front seat reduces the risk of fatal injury by half. According to the CDC, using a booster seat to restrain children ages 4 to 8, as opposed to using a seat belt alone, reduces the risk of serious injury by 45%.

“Even if you think your child is old enough to get themselves buckled up in the car, it’s important to always double-check that they’re secure. Our thoughts are with the family who has suffered this devastating loss,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group.

Our firm has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured in an auto accident and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today at (760) 777-7777 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, and Yucca Valley and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.
DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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