MERCED, California (May 7, 2016) – A solo-car collision killed 54-year-old Merced resident Rosemary Hernandez and injured her teenage son Saturday on Highway 99, according to Merced Sun-Star.
The accident happened just before noon at Campus Parkway.
California Highway Patrol said a 17-year-old boy was driving a white Econoline van north on Highway 99 when for an unknown reason the vehicle overturned.
Hernandez was ejected from the car. She died at the scene.
Meanwhile, the teen driver was transported to Mercy Medical Center in Merced with unspecified minor injuries.
Investigators assigned to handle the case continue to gather more evidences and witness statements before pronouncing closure and citations.
The Johnson Attorneys Group staff members’ prayers and thoughts rest with the family members and friends of both the deceased and injured in this tragedy.
Most of the deadly roadway accidents are preventable tragedies. If a negligent party has disregarded the safety of others has led to the death of a family member or close friend, it is likely you may have the right to a wrongful death lawsuit. If you have recently lost a loved one and you believe another person is at fault, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today to speak with one of our experienced Sacramento wrongful death lawyers at 800-235-6801.
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