Man Killed in Anderson Crash Happy Valley Road
ANDERSON (July 21, 2017) – One was killed and another was seriously injured in an alleged DUI crash on Happy Valley Road early Friday, according to Record Searchlight.
The accident took place about 1:11 a.m., south of Strawberry Lane.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a pickup truck carrying four people collided with a 1995 Buick Roadmaster which then caught fire. The Anderson man driving the Buick sustained severe burns following the fiery crash.
He was rushed to Mercy Medical Center in Redding where he was pronounced dead. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Anderson Fatal Car Accident
Meanwhile, CHP affirmed that a passenger in the pickup truck, 38-year-old Tiffani S. Boyce, was ejected from the vehicle upon impact. She was also hospitalized with injuries described as major.
The driver of the truck, 50-year-old Edwin V. Boyce, had minor wounds and was arrested on suspicion of DUI. He was booked into Shasta County Jail with a bail set at $50,000.
The other two occupants of the pickup, 46-year-old Alicia Wood, and 33-year-old James Jones, were unharmed. All four are residents of Anderson.
We are deeply saddened by the news of this tragedy. We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the friends and family members of the deceased man during such a difficult time.
Motorists in general are obliged to obey road safety precautions and traffic rules to avoid deadly accidents. In this case, although the crash remains under investigation, Mr. Edwin Boyce will likely be held responsible for causing the tragedy. He is suspected of driving under the influence, which is considered as a serious crime nationwide especially if another party was killed or injured in the process. The family of the deceased has then the right to pursue a wrongful death claim against the alleged suspect and has a reasonable probability to win.
Losing a loved one in an auto accident caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another person is both devastating and traumatizing for the surviving family. We at Johnson Attorneys Group understand that no amount of money can replace the loss of a significant other, however, we believe that the family shall be knowledgeable of their legal rights. Our staff members have represented the families of the wronged victims and have successfully recovered everything they were entitled to by law.
If you have lost a loved one in a tragic incident and there is another person at fault, contact our law firm and speak with an experienced California wrongful death lawyer today at 800-235-6801. Our team will bring all our expertise to your case and help you get the justice you deserve.
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