Markella Smith has been identified by authorities as the victim in a pedestrian accident that occurred on June 17 in Phelan in San Bernardino County. Ms. Smith, a 25-year-old Las Vegas resident and the mother of two toddlers, was reportedly running across State Route 138 prior to 3:40 a.m. when she was struck by a Hyundai Santa Fe being driven by a 20-year-old individual. The tragic incident is under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.

When individuals are harmed or killed in traffic accidents and another party is at fault, full compensation is not always granted, despite the circumstances. Skilled legal representation from a car accident attorney is typically a must in these situations. Legal Defenders at the Law Offices of Burg and Brock has helped countless families and individuals obtain the compensation they need to deal with expenses and move on with their lives. To learn more, call us today at (818) 405-9091.