Robert Fellows, 72, Victim in Deadly Crash
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, October 2nd
October 2, 2018- According to the East Bay Times, a deadly 2-vehicle crash yesterday left a man fatally injured and two motorists hurt at Chestnut Street and Diablo Lane.
Brentwood police officials responded to the collision which occurred in the afternoon at 3:20 p.m.
Authorities did not indicate what exactly transpired but did confirm that one vehicle overturned leaving its driver trapped while the other vehicle was significantly damaged trapping both occupants inside.
According to the East Bay Times, the motorist in the overturned vehicle identified as Robert Fellows, 72, of Discovery Bay, tragically did not survive the collision and was pronounced at the scene.
Driver and Passenger in Other Vehicle Injured
Meanwhile, one of the occupants in the other vehicle was badly hurt and was flown to the trauma center at John Muir Medical via emergency helicopter while the second person was taken by ambulance to a hospital.
Brentwood police are currently investigating the wreck and have not disclosed any further information as the investigation is currently underway to determine what happened and why.
*The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their family and friends during such difficult times.
Brentwood Car Accident Attorney
A forensic examination of all vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, which driver had the right-of-way, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, and whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by each vehicle such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the family of Robert Fellows, as well as those injured, may have the right to pursue a wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit respectively pending the investigation. Wrongful death and injured accident victims may seek recompense for damages including funeral costs, loss of companionship, medical expenses, hospital bills, and pain and suffering.
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