Raeleen Sorensen and Raegen Sorensen Bakersfield Accident
Raeleen Sorensen and Raegen Sorensen Taft Highway Car Crash
BAKERSFIELD (July 21, 2017)- According to the California Highway Patrol and Bakersfield Now, a deadly collision took place Thursday evening on Taft Highway involving a semi-truck and a vehicle where two women sadly lost their lives.
The incident was reported at 5:44 p.m. when a semi-truck who witnesses say had been driving recklessly swerved into oncoming traffic and struck a white Ford sedan head-on.
Both the driver and passenger, Raeleen Sorensen, 51, and Raegen Sorensen, 19, tragically suffered fatal injuries and were pronounced at the scene.
Vincent Moroyoqui Arrested for DUI Bakersfield Crash
Meanwhile, the driver of the semi-truck identified as Vincent Moroyoqi, 34, was seriously injured and transported to a hospital for his injuries. Authorities suspect that Moroyoqui had been under the influence of alcohol which likely contributed to the collision.
No further details have been released at this time.
Bakersfield Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, it is clear that the driver of the semi-truck, Vincent Moroyoqui, will be held 100% liable for causing the deadly collision and the tragic deaths of both women. In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing is confirmed to have been a factor, the family of both Raeleen Sorensen and Raegen Sorensen will have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against Mr. Moroyoqui seeking compensation for damages including funeral costs and the loss of love and companionship.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a fatal or injury auto accident, contact our Bakersfield wrongful death lawyers at the Johnson Attorneys Group at 800-235-6801.