Fatal 2-Car Crash in Camptonville on Wednesday
CAMPTONVILLE, North San Juan (May 2, 2018)– According to the California Highway Patrol, a deadly car accident was reported this morning on northbound Highway 49 at or near Marysville Road.
CHP officials responded to the crash site after being notified of the crash involving at least two vehicles at 10:24 a.m.
Upon their arrival, authorities noted that one vehicle has careened off the road and down an embankment while the other described as a sedan remained resting on the road.
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At least one person sustained fatal injuries from the wreck while at least one other person was hurt and hospitalized with significant injuries.
Details in regards to the cause of the accident are unclear at this time while CHP officials gather together and collect evidence to help with their investigation.
Following the wreck, Highway 49 remained completely closed down for at least an hour. Drivers were forced to detour using Marysville Road which took all motorists to Browns Valley.
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A forensic examination of the vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which driver ultimately caused the accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, and whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the vehicles. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, family members of wrongful death victims, as well as those injured and not found liable, are entitled to a wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit claim against a negligent party. Victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, funeral costs, loss of companionship, and pain and suffering.
If your loved one has been the victim injured in a car accident, contact our experienced wrongful death and injury car accident lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance needed.
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