Roberto Gonzalez and Victor Villanueva Badly Injured in Head-On Crash
MIDDLETOWN (June 8, 2018) – Two were badly injured after a traffic collision that also killed one person along Highway 29 on Thursday evening, according to The Press Democrat.
The victims have been identified as Roberto C. V. Gonzalez and 32-year-old Victor M. Villanueva. Both are from Lakeport.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a 2006 Honda Odyssey minivan was going south on Highway 29 when for an unknown reason it crossed over the solid, double yellow line.
Lottie Cline Killed in Middletown Accident Highway 29
The driver of the minivan, 63-year-old Middletown resident Lottie Marie Cline, then hit a northbound F-350 pickup truck head-on. The accident took place shortly before 6:30 p.m., north of Butts Canyon Road.
CHP affirmed that Gonzalez, who was driving the pickup, and his passenger, Villanueva, sustained moderate injuries following the crash. Both were airlifted to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, Cline died as result of the wreck. All the parties involved were reportedly wearing seat belts when their vehicles collided. The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
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In this case, there are several questions that need to be resolved in order to determine the cause of the deadly crash. Was the driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Why did the driver of the Honda Odyssey cross over the solid double yellow line? Was she reckless or negligent at some point?
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, the injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will include the compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim of an auto accident and you believe another person is at fault, we encourage you to speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and bring our expertise to your case. Call us at 800-235-6801 for a free consultation.
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