Firefighter Dies After Napa Accident on Oakville Grade
NAPA (October 20, 2017) – A volunteer firefighter from Missouri was killed in a traffic collision on Oakville Grade, according to ChicoER.
On October 16, Monday, 38-year-old Garrett Paiz suffered fatal injuries after the privately owned Water Tender he was driving crashed for unknown reason on Oakville Grade.
As per the article, Paiz’s body was escorted from the scene by Napa Sheriff’s deputies. Meanwhile, it was not clear if there were other parties involved in the collision.
Details on how the incident unfolded were not immediately available.
At this time, investigators are still working on determining the precise cause of the accident. Officials said they are looking into several factors including Paiz’s level of fatigue due to the nonstop firefighting effort.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Mr. Garrett Paiz as they search for peace and comfort.
Napa County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, it is still unclear what exactly triggered the accident. The investigators are still looking into several factors that possibly contributed in the occurrence of this specific fatal traffic incident–speeding, distracted driving, inadequate road lighting, poor road conditions, and even work fatigue. If officials prove that an external entity, in any form, have caused the crash, the family members of Mr. Garrett Paiz may have the right to pursue a wrongful death case against the at-fault party.
If your loved one has been involved in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you with your case. Give us a call at 800-235-6801 and speak with our experienced wrongful death lawyer for a free case evaluation.
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