August 1 Fatal Car Accident on Highway 101 South
SALINAS (August 1, 2017)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a collision took place Tuesday morning on Highway 101 south at the Spence Road off-ramp.
At roughly 10:01 a Nissan Altima and a blue Toyota SUV collided triggering a deadly accident.
Fire department personnel and paramedics were both dispatched to the scene where at least one party was wedged inside their vehicle requiring assistance to be extricated.
Limited details regarding the outcome and what transpired leading up to the crash are known at the moment but it has been confirmed that at least one motorist was sadly fatally injured in the wreck.
USA Towing arrived at the scene to help remove at least one of the vehicles while authorities continued with their investigation.
This story will be updated pending the release of new information.
Salinas Wrongful Death Lawyer
Highway 101 has been considered one of the more dangerous roads to drive on throughout the state of California as there have been car accidents which basically occur on a daily basis over the course of a year. A fatal accident recently just took place in the same exact area on Sunday, July 16th, between a Ford and a Honda where a 54-year-old man of Salinas was fatally injured. James Johnson stresses the importance of proceeding with caution and having complete awareness of your surroundings when driving along Highway 101 as often times other drivers are difficult to spot.
For this particular incident, there are still many unanswered including- Was either driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was the driver negligent in any other way? In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, families of deceased and any injured motorists who are not held liable for a collision may file a wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault driver seeking compensation for damages including medical expenses, funeral costs, lost future income and loss of love and companionship.
Call our experienced Salinas wrongful death and personal injury lawyers today at 800-235-6801.
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