2 Men Killed in Car Accident Near Wineman Road
NIPOMO, San Luis Obispo County (May 27, 2018) – Two men were killed in a traffic collision on South Thompson Avenue near Wineman Road Saturday evening, according to the Tribune.
Primary reports indicated a 1999 Lexus RX300 heading south on South Thompson Avenue drove off the roadway, for reasons still under investigation. As per the article, the Lexus approached a left curve in the area and the driver allowed his car to veer right and travel off the west side of the road.
As the Lexus traveled onto the dirt shoulder, the driver made an abrupt left turn to try and get his car back on the road, officials said. That abrupt movement caused the Lexus to turn left and rotate counterclockwise as it traveled southeast across the road. The car then went off the east side of the road, hit an embankment and overturned.
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Investigators believed one of the two occupants in the Lexus was overthrown during the crash. Emergency teams reportedly found the ejected person already deceased when they arrived.
Furthermore, the other man in the car was apparently able to get out of the wreckage. However, shortly after the incident, the man became unresponsive and paramedics could not revive him.
The two fatalities remained unidentified pending notification of next of kin.
Detectives continue to work to determine the exact cause of the deadly collision.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceases as they search for peace and comfort.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this accident. Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was a motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the family members of the deceased parties may have the right to a wrongful death claim. The surviving family of victims killed in traffic collisions would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been killed in an auto accident and you believe another person is at-fault, contact our experienced wrongful death lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic accident. Contact Johnson Attorneys Group today at 855-703-4186 for a free case evaluation.
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