Patrick Malley II Killed in Crash; Mary Merlino Injured
NAPA COUNTY, Calif. (May 25, 2018) — Patrick Joseph Malley II died in a collision that also injured his passenger, Mary Merlino on Highway 128, according to a report by the California Highway Patrol.
The crash took place about 5:45 p.m. when Mally’s vehicle struck a tree. Malley, 48, of Sacramento, reportedly lost control of his 2016 Chevrolet Camaro while reportedly driving at high speed before he crashed the vehicle. The vehicle was heading eastbound on Highway 128, just south of Lake Berryessa. It appears that Mally died at the scene. His passenger, Merlino, 45, of Sacramento, was airlifted to the trauma center at Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center to be treated for major injuries.
Napa County Accident Investigation
Police are investigating this collision to determine fault. At this time, it appears that the driver of this vehicle may be responsible. If this is confirmed, the passenger may be eligible to make a claim for her losses.
As we head into the busy Memorial Day weekend, our roadways are becoming extremely dangerous for both pedestrians and drivers. Our prayers go out to the family of Mr. Malley and Ms. Merlino at they cope with this tragedy.
If a negligent driver or another entity is at fault for a collision resulting in injuries to you or a loved one, there may be grounds for a personal injury or wrongful death claim. While this is always a personal decision, for many the financial losses associated with a traffic accident are significant.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in a California traffic accident, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers to help you. We will bring our expertise to your case and guide you every step of the way. Give our office a call at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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