21-Year-Old Driver Dead after Single-Vehicle Collision near Garnet Avenue

PALM SPRINGS, CA (September 26, 2022) – Early Tuesday morning, Nicolas Mattson lost his life in a solo-car crash on Interstate 10.

The accident occurred around 2:20 a.m., near Garnet Avenue on September 5th.

Investigators say Mattson lost control of his blue Chevrolet Tahoe for unknown reasons. As a result, he veered into the center divider and attempted to correct his path by swerving to the right.

The Chevy then traveled through a barbed wire fence before coming to rest on Garnet Avenue. Amidst the chaos, Mattson’s seat belt became cut and he was consequently ejected from the vehicle.

Medics arrived and pronounced 21-year-old Mattson dead at the scene.

Following preliminary duties, officials ruled out alcohol or drugs as potential factors in the fatal accident. At this time, Bloomfield police continue to investigate. Once available, further details will be provided.

Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Nicolas Mattson who are grieving over the loss of their loved ones. Thoughts are with you during this very difficult time.

Losing a loved one in a car accident can have devastating effects on the emotional and financial well-being of those left behind. Let the wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James help you during this trying time. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. All of the attorneys at Sweet James strongly believe each client’s case is unique and deserves full individual attention. They will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. They are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.

For more accident news, click here.

Advertising disclosure: We may receive compensation for some of the links in our stories. Thank you for supporting LA Weekly and our advertisers.