1 Dead 4 Injured From Minivan and Semi Collision


A man dead and four others left injured after a minivan and a big rig accident in Downey.

The minivan slammed into the big rig killing the 18-year-old passenger of the minivan.

The crash occurred around 11 p.m. Friday at Lakewood Boulevard, north of Florence Avenue.

A Downey resident, a 20-year-old male, was driving southbound on Lakewood Boulevard in a 1997 Chevrolet Astro van before veering into the back of the big rig, which was sitting in the lift turn lane, the Downey Police Department explained.

The minivan ended up wedged under the rig, a tow truck was required to lift the semi off of the minivan, police added.

The 18-year-old man who was killed was a passenger in the minivan and was identified as Isaac Antonio Marroquin.

The other four passengers including the driver of the minivan were taken to local hospitals to address their non-life-threatening injuries.

The 52-year-old driver of the semi was not injured.

If you or a loved one has been in an accident contact an experienced Downey personal injury attorney from Guldjian Law APC for a free first-time legal consultation regarding your accident, to decide whether you may be entitled to legal compensation and whether it is viable to pursue legal action.