Chris Guilas, 58, Victim in Fatal Accident
LOCATION: Rancho Cordova
DATE OF INCIDENT: Saturday, August 25th
August 27th, 2018- According to the Rancho Cordova Police Department, Christopher Guilas, 58, of Rancho Cordova, has been identified as the man fatally injured in a traffic accident over the weekend.
The incident allegedly took place directly in front of 10651 White Rock Road at precisely 11:40 p.m.
At this time, it remains unclear whether Guilas was a pedestrian or the driver or passenger of a motor vehicle.
The report did not indicate whether the 58-year-old man was succumbed to his injuries at the scene or at a nearby hospital.
Rancho Cordova Police Department is currently handling the investigation as this story will be updated pending the revealing of new information.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Christopher Guilas as they search for peace and comfort.
Rancho Cordova Wrongful Death Attorney
Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions here. Was this a single or multi-vehicle accident? Was the victim the driver or a passenger? Was this a pedestrian versus auto? Was either alcohol or drugs involved possibly serving as a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Were any involved motorists negligent in any other way? Were there any other motorists injured in the collision? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the family members of Christopher Guilas may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against an at-fault party pending how the investigation turns out. Immediate family of the victim would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, funeral costs, lost future income and loss of love and companionship.
If you have lost a loved one following a tragic accident, contact our Rancho Cordova wrongful death lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden tragic loss. Contact us today at 855-703-4186.
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