1 Dead, 2 Injured in Citrus Heights Crash on Greenback Lane Tuesday
CITRUS HEIGHTS (October 9, 2018) – A fatal traffic collision took place along Greenback Lane on Tuesday evening, according to The Sacramento Bee and FOX 40 News.
The accident occurred at around 6:30 p.m. near San Juan Avenue.
As per the reports, Citrus Heights police said for an unknown reason three vehicles collided on Greenback Lane.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the area and confirmed that one person was killed following the crash. The victim, described as a man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
At least two people sustained minor injuries upon impact. The names of the deceased and injured parties have not been yet released.
Meanwhile, Greenback Lane was forced to shut down between San Juan and Mariposa avenues for several hours as a result of the wreck. The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
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A forensic examination of the three vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the liability in the deadly collision. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each party was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the cars, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, its final resting position, skid marks, and gouge marks.
Give our experienced Sacramento County wrongful death and personal injury lawyer a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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