EARP, California (July 7, 2016) —A 25-year-old Yuma, Arizona woman identified as Megan Nicholson died Tuesday when the SUV she was riding in as a passenger overturned as its driver allegedly swerved to avoid a collision with another vehicle on Highway 62, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff Coroner.
The fatal crash was reported about 1:46 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2. Nicholson was a front-seat passenger in a 2003 Ford Explorer SUV. Police say she was wearing her seat belt, but was partially ejected and died at the scene of the two-vehicle crash.
Paramedics responded and transported others who were hurt in the collision, but there were no specific details provided in the report.
The crash is under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.
The staff at Johnson Attorneys Group offers our heartfelt condolences to the family of this young woman as they cope with news of this tragedy.
A serious injury or a death to a family member after an accident is both tragic and devastating to a surviving family. The grief, shock, and anger that set in are overwhelming, to say the least. We understand that no amount of money can make up for a devastating injury or loss of a loved one, however, it is important that a victim or family be made aware of their rights. At Johnson Attorneys Group, our experienced San Bernardino County attorneys work aggressively to recover everything our clients are entitled to by law. If you are looking for a wrongful death and or a personal injury/car accident attorney, contact our office today at 800-235-6801.
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