Richard Best has been identified by authorities as the deceased in a solo collision that occurred on September 29 in Westlake Village. Mr. Best, a 44-year-old local resident, was driving his Ford Mustang on the 101 Freeway at roughly 6:00 a.m. when he reportedly crashed into a tree for reasons that have not been reported. The man was killed while a passenger, a woman, was badly injured and hospitalized. The incident is being investigated 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.