Sandra Lebres Dies in Crash

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[Anaheim, CA] – Sandra Lebres Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on East Ball Road 

Woman Killed in Anaheim DUI Car Accident

 

October 26, 2020 – Sandra Lebres, age 46, passed away on Saturday.  

Moreover, the local woman lost her life in a two-vehicle crash on East Ball Road and South Belhaven Street. 
  
Additionally, the deadly crash happened right before 9 P.M.  

Wherein, Lebres’ black Honda Sedan collided with a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck. 
  
Later, emergency workers arrived.  

As a result, the authorities pronounced her dead on arrival. 
  
Then, the other driver was arrested by police on suspicion of driving impaired. 

Different Types of Collisions 

Car accidents can happen for many varied reasons.  

There are several dynamics that could influence a vehicle collision.  

For example:   

·      damaged roads  

·      speeding drivers  

·      objects  

·      pedestrians  

·      and traffic  

Here are a few examples of the diverse types of auto collisions. 

Multi-Vehicle Collisions 

This type of collision often involves many different vehicles.  

What is more, this type of collision primarily occurs on a freeway.  

This type of collision will often yield many fatalities.  

Furthermore, with so many vehicles tightly enclosed together, it can be difficult for rescuers to help.  

Additionally, drivers are often hit from the side in these types of collisions. 

Single Car Collisions 

A single car collision involves only 1 car.  

Still, while the vehicle may crash into a pole, tree, or building, innocent people can be at risk of getting hurt. 

This type of collision can lead to property damages.  

Also, there is a good risk of potentially life-threatening injuries. 

Rear-End Collisions 

A rear-end collision happens when a vehicle crashes into another vehicle that is in front of it.  

Subsequently, the collision may be caused due to sudden deceleration of the vehicle in front of you. 

Additionally, the vehicle in the back accelerating faster than the vehicle in front of it is another example.  

A common injury related to rear end collisions, is whiplash.  

As a result, the driver of the vehicle that rear ends the other vehicle is typically held responsible for the collision.  

However, there are exceptions. 

Sideswipe Collisions 

These types of accidents happen when two parallel cars contact each other.  

Also, the amount of damage can depend on the speed and direction of the vehicles.  

Although, the damage may be minimal, this type of accident can cause one of the drivers to lose control of their vehicles. 

Unfortunately, people can get injured from this type of collision as well. 

Head-On Collisions 

A Head-on collision is when two vehicles hit each other with their front ends.  

Also, hood to hood is one of the most intense types of auto collisions.  

Additionally, the result is quite often deadly for at least one of the drivers. 

Side Impact Collisions 

A side impact collision happens when the front of a vehicle smashes into the side of another vehicle.  

These types of collisions have the potential to have fatal outcomes. 

Furthermore, a common term for this type of collision is called a “T-bone.” 

Due to, the shape of the vehicles forming a letter T. 

How Dangerous Is Drinking and Driving? 

According to a study held in 2014, an adult driver with a blood alcohol level (BAL) of 0.08 is 7x more likely to be involved in a fatal motor vehicle accident than a sober driver.  

On average, young adult drivers with a 0.08 BAL are 12x more likely to be in a fatal car accident than those who have not had alcohol. 

The more you drink, the more likely you are to have a deadly crash.  

These are the cold, hard facts. 

Alcohol Will Increase Your Risk of a Crashing 

Mathematically, a 160-pound individual who drinks two 12-ounce beers within an hour would have a BAL of 0.04.  

Moreover, this is well below the legal limits of driving under the influence.  

However, this will also increase your BAL of 1.4x more likely to have an accident than someone who is sober. 

Additionally, setting the “drunk driving” criteria at 0.08 sends a mixed message. 

As a result, people might think that it is ok to drive if you are under that BAL. 

That message needs to change!   

Do NOT drink and drive under any circumstances. 


To the family and friends of Sandra Lebres, we cannot begin to imagine what you are going through, and our sincerest condolences go out to you. 


Salkow Law are true advocates that will work with you directly to achieve justice. Insurance companies want to pay as little compensation as they can. They will even try to make your case go away completely. We will fight for you so that does not happen.

Unlike, the law firms you see plastered on billboards and buses, at Salkow Law you will receive a level of personal service long forgotten at the ‘big’ firms. With us you will not be a faceless, nameless case file. We’ll answer any questions you have and make sure you have a full understanding of how the process works.

This is especially true for families that have lost a loved one in an accident. We won’t stop until we’ve gotten you fair compensation to alleviate the financial toll that unexpected devastation brings. 

Call us for a free consultation at (310) 914 – 8484

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