Driver Killed After Crashing into Unoccupied Car
Driver Killed After Crashing into Unoccupied Car

A Victorville man died Sunday after he lost control of his vehicle and struck an unoccupied car. The fatal crash happened near the intersection of La Paz Drive and Avalon Avenue at 4:49 a.m. Police say the driver of a Honda Accord was traveling north on La Paz when he lost control.

The driver, 25-year-old Guillermo Barragan of Victorville, then struck an unoccupied Ford Fusion that was parked along the road. The crash impact sent the Ford roughly 100 feet into a residential yard.

Barragan was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the sole occupant of the Honda when the crash occurred. It is not yet clear why Barragan lost control of the vehicle and struck the unoccupied car.

Police shut down La Paz Drive for about six hours to investigate the fatal crash. The Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident. Anyone with information can contact the Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station at (760) 240-7400.

“Our thoughts are with this young man’s family during this time. Please remember to use extra caution and stay alert when you are driving in the dark,” 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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