“Three Car Fatality”
SIMI VALLEY, CALIFORNIA (July 29, 2017) – 63-year-old Christopher Lombard was involved in a multi-car accident on Highway 118 and Stearns Street early Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. (map)
The accident was reported at approximately 4:10 a.m. Lombard was traveling eastbound on Highway 118 when he witnessed a silver Acura hit a black Toyota Camry causing the Acura to overturn. Lombard immediately pulled over into the center divider and crossed the median to help. Moments later, a Ford Fusion traveling westbound struck Lombard, the overturned vehicle and the driver of the Acura.
Lombard and the driver of the Acura, later identified as 24-year-old Daniel Vaca, were pronounced dead at the scene.
The 22-year-old male driver of the Ford Fusion sustained injuries. However, the extent of the injuries were unknown. The driver of the Toyota Camry was uninjured.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from West Alliance Injury Lawyers. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”