Kelsi Branco Injured; Unborn Baby and Jay McCowan Killed in Golden State Boulevard Crash
TURLOCK (December 19, 2017) – Two died and one was injured after a traffic collision on Golden State Boulevard Tuesday morning, according to Merced Sun-Star.
The accident involving two vehicles occurred at around 7:45 a.m. near Griffith Avenue.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said 24-year-old Kelsi Marie Branco was driving a 2012 Ford Fusion west in the left lane of Golden State Boulevard when at the same time a 2014 Dodge Challenger was stopped at a stop sign on Griffith Avenue.
For an unknown reason, the 29-year-old Hilmar man operating the Challenger entered the intersection where he was ultimately t-boned by Branco.
CHP affirmed that Branco, who was eight months pregnant, was rushed to a hospital where she later lost her baby. The extent of the injuries sustained by the Turlock woman was not specified in the report, however, she is expected to recover from her wounds.
The driver of the Dodge was taken to Emanuel Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He has been identified as Jay McCowan.
Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
We offer our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the families and friends of all the parties involved during such a difficult time.
Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Lawyer
Factors such as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, speed, distracted driving or negligence often cause traffic incidents. These auto accidents usually results in serious injuries, or worse death. In this case, authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to determine liability in the deadly collision.
Once the investigation process is over and it proves that a motorist has been negligent and disregarded the safety of other people on the road, Ms. Kelsi Branco and her family will have the right to pursue a wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party.
The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, hospital bills, loss of future income, loss of love and companionship and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim in a tragic accident due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another individual, we encourage you to speak with our experienced wrongful death and personal injury lawyer to assist you in proceeding on with your case. We will guide you every step of the way and fight aggressively for your legal rights. Give us a call at 800-235-6801 free consultation.
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