Kathryn Huckabay, Diana Huckabay and Leila Villamor Injured in Highway 49 and Highway 26 Crash
MOKELUMNE HILL, Calaveras County (May 7, 2018) – Two women and a girl were hospitalized after a traffic collision in the area of Highway 49 and Highway 26 Sunday evening, according to Record Net.
The accident occurred on May 6 just after 6 p.m.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said 20-year-old Randal Sturman was driving a 2011 Mazda 3 east on Highway 26 when he allegedly failed to yield to a stop sign at the intersection.
The Valley Springs man then broadsided a 2002 Mitsubishi Montero occupied by the three female victims. The Mitsubishi was headed north on Highway 49 and had the right-of-way at the time.
Mokelumne Hill Car Crash at Highway 49 and Highway 26, May 6
CHP affirmed that the Montero spun, overturned and ended up on the north shoulder of Highway 49. Its driver, 56-year-old Vallecito resident Kathryn Huckabay, was taken to Memorial Medical Center in Modesto with major injuries.
An 11-year-old Valley Springs girl riding the Mitsubishi, Leila Villamor, was rushed to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento also with major injuries. The third passenger, 53-year-old San Andreas resident Diana Huckabay, was treated for minor wounds at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson.
All of the victims were wearing seat belts when they were struck by the Mazda. Meanwhile, Sturman was unharmed in the crash which is still under investigation.
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It appears that the driver of the Mazda will be held responsible for causing the collision that led to the injuries of the innocent parties involved. That motorist is accused of failing to yield to a stop sign and causing the crash.
In such cases where negligence is apparently a factor, 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, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been injured in an auto accident caused by a negligent person, contact our experienced personal injury lawyer to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and fight aggressively for your legal rights. Give us a call for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.
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