Thai Vang, 27, Victim in Head-on Crash
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, September 10th
September 11, 2018- According to the ChicoER, a deadly head-on collision left a man identified as Thai Vang, 27, of Oroville, with fatal injuries on Highway 99 near Cottonwood Road.
CHP officials were made known of the crash which occurred at roughly 5:00 a.m.
Authorities have determined that an 18-year-old girl had been the driver of a southbound Volkswagen Jetta before veering into northbound lanes directly into the line of a 2012 Honda Civic manned by Thai Vang.
A third vehicle, a 2004 Dodge pickup truck, was also involved and struck by the Volkswagen.
According to the report, Vang tragically did not survive and was pronounced at the scene.
18-Year-Old Driver Badly Hurt
Meanwhile, the 18-year-old Volkswagen driver was seriously injured and rushed to Enloe Med Center. Her condition has not been updated.
At this time, authorities do not believe there to be any involvement of drugs or alcohol as the investigation remains ongoing.
*We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the victim as they search for peace and comfort.
Oroville Wrongful Death Attorney
Based on the information provided in the report, it appears as though the driver of Volkswagen will be held responsible. A thorough investigation will ensue, however, as photos that were taken of the scene and compiled evidence will help investigators determine the cause. Police officials will examine all potential factors including speed, the possible involvement of alcohol or drugs, or whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicle and the motorcycle such as point of impact, final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, the surviving family members of Thai Vang will likely be granted the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver. Family members of wrongful death victims are entitled to seek a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If your family is looking for legal counsel, contact our law firm today at 855-703-4186.
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