Man, 32, Killed in San Jose Car Accident on McKean Road Wednesday
SAN JOSE (September 19, 2018) – A fatal traffic collision took place Wednesday afternoon on McKean Road, south of Bailey Avenue, according to The Mercury News and NBC Bay Area.
The accident was reported at about 2:15 p.m., north of Calero County Park and the Cinnabar Hills Golf Club.
As per the reports, police said for an unknown reason two vehicles collided head-on along McKean Road. One car appeared to have flipped onto its side as a result of the crash.
At least one person was confirmed to have been trapped inside one of the vehicles involved upon impact. San Jose Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the area and extricated that occupant from the wreckage.
A 32-year-old man was then pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, McKean Road was forced to shut down in both directions until about 7 p.m. The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
*We extend our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the family members and friends of the deceased during such a difficult time.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
A forensic examination of the two vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the liability in the deadly crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each party was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the cars, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by both vehicles such as point of impact, its final resting position, skid marks, and gouge marks.
The surviving family of the deceased man may possess the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit seeking a recompense for the funeral costs, lost wages, loss of love and companionship.
Call Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with our experienced San Jose wrongful death lawyer for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.
Latest posts by JM Johnson (see all)
- Cajon Pass Motorcycle Crash on 15 Freeway Near Cleghorn Road and Highway 138 - February 23, 2019
- Burbank Car Accident at Hollywood Way and Magnolia Boulevard, February 22 - February 23, 2019
- Mission Valley Car Accident on Highway 163 Near Genesee Avenue, February 22 - February 23, 2019