Passenger Killed in High Speed Crash in Cajon Pass

A woman was killed in a high speed crash in Cajon Pass Sunday morning. The crash happened on southbound I-15 north of Highway 138 around 3:15 a.m. A black Honda Accord traveling at about 80 mph veered left, crashing into a crash cushion. The car then skidded across all lanes, ultimately striking the back of a tractor-trailer in the No. 4 lane.

The woman, 22-year-old Amanda Giordano of Thousand Oaks, died at the scene. Authorities say she was in the passenger seat at the time of the crash. A 22-year-old man, presumably the driver, suffered major injuries and is at a trauma center. A 2-year-old child was also hospitalized with unspecified injuries. The tractor-trailer driver was not hurt.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the high-speed crash. It is still unclear why the driver lost control of the vehicle.

“We send out sympathies to the victim’s family and friends. We’re hope for a full recovery for the the driver and the 2-year-old,” 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 a truck accident and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today 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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