Vanessa Salcido, 24, Killed in Accident on North Spruce Street
SANTA ANA (July 22, 2018) – 24-year-old Vanessa Nichole Salcido was killed in a traffic accident on North Spruce Street early Sunday.
According to the Orange County Register, Salcido was riding a skateboard that was being pulled by a vehicle on North Spruce around 1:30 a.m. At some point while being pulled, Salcido either let go or became separated from the vehicle and fell to the ground near the 2400 block of North Spruce resulting in serious injuries, officials said.
Deadly Skateboard Accident in Santa Ana, July 22
Paramedics reportedly transported the skateboarder to UCI Medical Center, where she died from her injuries at 1:59 a.m.
Meanwhile, authorities mentioned the motorist who was operating the vehicle stayed at the location and cooperated with the investigation.
The detectives handling the case continue to work to determine the precise circumstances that led to the deadly incident.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Ms. Vanessa Salcido as they search for peace and comfort.
Orange County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this accident. Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was a motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the family of Ms. Vanessa Salcido may have the right to a wrongful death claim. Surviving members of victims killed in similar situations are potentially entitled to seek compensation for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been involved in a similar accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we urge you to contact our experienced Orange County wrongful death lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic accident. Call Johnson Attorneys Group today at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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