LOS ANGELES, California – A 6-year-old girl was killed Wednesday morning and three others critically injured in a two-car crash in the vicinity of 860 N. Highland Avenue according to a Los Angeles Fire Department dispatch report.

The fatal car crash killed the girl and critically injured a 2-year-old girl and a 25-year-old woman in one vehicle as well as critically injuring a 40-year-old man in the second vehicle, according to the LAFD report.

Emergency workers responded to the scene of the crash and transported the injured victims to nearby hospitals for treatment of undisclosed injuries.

This report was provided as a public service by the Thomas Law Firm, a personal injury law firm serving clients throughout Southern California.

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.

If you are injured or have lost a loved one in a car accident you may need a personal injury lawyer to help you determine if you have a case against a negligent driver. Additionally, there are many other factors that may contribute to a crash including manufacturing defects, poor roadway conditions, faulty maintenance or repairs and more.

“Our injured clients and those who have lost a loved one typically seek our help in the wake of a tragedy because they never want to see this happen to another family and they want our help to make sure that it doesn’t,” said Attorney West Thomas, founder of the Thomas Law Firm.

Call our family-owned law firm today at 1-855-ASK WEST (1-855-275-9378) to speak with our car accident law firm. Thomas Law Firm has offices in California including its headquarters in Irvine. We also have offices outside of Orange County to serve you in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, San Diego, Riverside and in Las Vegas, Nevada.