Ellen Berry, 57, Seriously Injured in Santa Rosa Fatal Crash on Fulton Road
SANTA ROSA (April 29, 2018) – A FedEx van driver was seriously injured after a fatal head-on collision on Fulton Road Tuesday, April 24, according to The Press Democrat.
Police said 57-year-old Santa Rosa resident Ellen Berry was a victim of a deadly accident which occurred at about 11:30 a.m., north of the Piner Road intersection.
As per the article, Berry was reportedly driving the FedEx van when he made a left-hand turn from Tedeschi Drive to southbound Fulton Road.
John Corbit, 67, Killed in Santa Rosa Head-On Crash
The delivery van then entered the path of a black 1999 BMW 3 Series which was headed north on Fulton at the time. The two vehicles ultimately collided head-on.
Police affirmed that Berry was transported to the hospital with major injuries that were considered as non-life-threatening.
The driver of the BMW was also hospitalized but later succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as 67-year-old John Edward Corbit, of Santa Rosa.
Meanwhile, witnesses told the officials that the BMW was seen traveling erratically prior to the crash. The incident remains under investigation.
Personal Injury Lawyer
There are several questions that need to be resolved in order to determine the liability in the crash. Was the driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was the driver of the BMW reckless or negligent at some point?
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, the injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will include the compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in an auto accident and you believe another person is at fault, we encourage you to speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give Johnson Attorneys Group a call today at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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