Fatal Tesla Crash: 3 Killed, 3 Injured as Vehicle Collides with Building in Pasadena [Los Angeles, CA]

Los Angeles, CA (May 11, 2024)-In the aftermath of a tragic event, a fatal Tesla crash in Pasadena claimed the lives of three individuals and left three others hospitalized.

The incident unfolded around 2:30 a.m. near the Sierra Madre on Foothill Boulevard and Vista Street when the Tesla, carrying six passengers, ran a red light at high speed, resulting in the driver losing control.

Our hearts go out to the victims and their families affected by this devastating crash. Our attorneys at Crockett Law Group are committed to providing compassionate legal support and seeking justice for those impacted by such tragedies.

We understand the profound emotional and financial toll of losing a loved one in a car accident and are dedicated to helping the victims’ families navigate the legal process to secure the compensation they deserve.

According to Pasadena Police Lieutenant Anthony Russo, the Tesla collided with a building after hitting a curb, leading to fatal ejections and injuries among the occupants, aged between 17 and 22.

Some of the individuals involved were students at Maranatha High School, as confirmed by school officials.

In response to the heartbreaking loss, Maranatha High School expressed deep sorrow and called for prayers for all those affected. They emphasized the importance of finding solace and strength through faith during such challenging times.

As investigations continue into the crash, authorities are exploring whether impairment played a role, examining footage from the Tesla’s cameras. Meanwhile, utility workers swiftly restored power in the area affected by the extensive damage caused by the collision.

While the names of the victims have not been disclosed pending notification of their families, the community mourns the tragic loss and stands in solidarity with those impacted by this devastating event.

Our law firm extends our deepest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim who are mourning the loss of their loved one.

It’s important to have experienced wrongful death lawyers on your side when losing a loved one in a car accident. Call us at 1-800-900-9393 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by phone, text, and online chat.

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The map below shows near the Sierra Madre on Foothill Boulevard and Vista Street where the Tesla, carrying six passengers, ran a red light at high speed, resulting in the driver losing control

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