PERRIS, California — Omardario Ramos, 19, of Perris was killed Friday after losing control of his pickup truck in a rollover crash on Old Elsinore Road, according to a Riverside County Sheriff Coroner press release.

Ramos, who was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt, was trapped in his vehicle after it drove off the road and struck a palm tree. Rescue workers from Riverside County Fire Department cut open the vehicle to free the teenager about 11 p.m. at the scene of the crash at 20060 Old Elsinore Road and Rider Street in Mead Valley, according to a Riverside County Fire Department press release.

Ramos died at approximately 11:32 p.m. at the scene of the crash. No other vehicles are known to be involved, but Riverside Police Department officers are investigating the crash to determine its cause.
–Riverside County Car Accident Law Firm

In California, fatal traffic accidents were down 12% to 2,715 deaths in 2010 compared to 3,090 killed in 2009, according to statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Additionally, national statistics show that traffic fatalities have declined in recent years across the United States, down roughly 3% to 32,885 deaths in 2010 compared to 33,883 killed in 2009.

Police investigate every car accident involving a death to determine the cause of a crash, Attorney West Seegmiller, of the Seegmiller Law Firm explains. The investigation will seek to find out whether other vehicles were involved or if there were any circumstances that may have led to the crash that were illegal or reckless.

If you have lost a loved one in a car accident we know that this is a difficult time. We offer our condolences to the family and friends of the victim. For roughly 30 years, the legal experts at Seegmiller Law Firm have represented hundreds of clients who were injured in serious traffic accidents or have lost a loved one.

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