1 Dead, 1 Injured in Crash at Yolo County Intersection
ESPARTO, Yolo County (August 10, 2017) – A fatal traffic collision took place in the area of County Road 14 and County Road 87 Wednesday, according to The Sacramento Bee.
The accident was reported at 5:55 p.m. at the intersection, west of Interstate 505 Freeway.
A statement released by California Highway Patrol said a 42-year-old Yuba City woman was driving a Nissan east on County Road 14 approaching the intersection with County Road 87 when she collided with a 2002 Toyota.
The Toyota driven by a 29-year-old man was headed north on County Road 87. The two vehicles entered the intersection apparently at the same time, causing the front of the Nissan to hit the left side of the other car.
Yolo County Fatal Car Accident
Both drivers were rushed to Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center for treatment. The man later died. His name has not been yet released pending notification of family, however, CHP described him as a resident of the Yolo County community of Madison.
Meanwhile, officers affirmed that the woman suffered moderate injuries in the wreck. The incident remains under investigation.
We offer our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the family members and friends of both the deceased and injured parties during such a difficult time.
Although in this particular case it remains unknown which party was at fault, our staff believes that fatal accidents occur when a person fails to focus on and fully comply with road safety measures and traffic laws. Factors such as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, excessive speed, distracted driving and negligence are being investigated at this time. We are hopeful that authorities continue to gather more information and evidence to determine what caused the deadly collision.
If a party has disregarded the safety of others on the road and has led to the death or injury of your loved one, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you with your case. Give us a call today at 800-235-6801 and speak with our experienced lawyer for a free case consultation.
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