Two Killed and Two Injured after Wrong-Way Crash near Tampa Avenue Off-Ramp

PORTER RANCH, CA (March 10, 2023) – Sunday morning, a head-on collision left Andres Quintanar and Gerardo Parra dead and two others injured.

The deadly collision happened around 4:25 a.m., along the 118 Freeway, at the Tampa Avenue off-ramp. 

According to the California Highway Patrol, an eastbound black sedan traveled in the westbound lanes of the freeway. 

Consequently, the sedan crashed head-on with a yellow box truck upon reaching Tampa Avenue, sending the truck on the off-ramp embankment.

Two passengers in the sedan died at the scene. Coroners identified the deceased victims as 37-year-old Andres Quintanar and 49-year-old Gerardo Parra.

Meanwhile, the driver of the sedan was suspected of driving under the influence. Paramedics transported the driver to a regional trauma center, along with the truck driver. At this time, their condition remains unknown. 

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of Andres Quintanar and Gerardo Parra. May the memories of your loved ones give you comfort and strength during this difficult time.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a car accident. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 500-5200 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. They are available through email, text, and online chat.

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