44-Year-Old Sonoma Woman Victim in Deadly Accident
LOCATION: Napa Near Sonoma County Border
DATE OF COLLISION: Thursday, November 8th
November 9, 2018- According to the Napa Valley Register, a deadly collision left a woman fatally injured caused by a reckless driver yesterday afternoon on Highway 121 at Haire Lane.
The collision occurred around 1:00 p.m. between a sedan and a truck.
Truck Driver Hauling Tractor Swerves Into Sedan
Preliminary investigative efforts have indicated that the truck pulling a tractor had been driven by Luis Castillo-Reyes, 34, of Santa Rosa. He had been headed southbound before veering into northbound lanes directly into the sedan’s path.
The driver of the sedan, a 44-year-old woman of Sonoma, tragically did not survive and was pronounced dead at the scene, per the Napa Valley Register.
Meanwhile, there were no updates or details provided on Castillo-Reyes in regards to his condition.
California Highway Patrol officials will be the agency handling the investigation. They will look into whether the 34-year-old man was under the influence and ultimately what caused him to swerve into the victim’s vehicle.
No additional information has been released as this story will be updated pending the disclosure of the victim’s name.
*The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family and friends during such difficult times.
Sonoma Wrongful Death Attorney
Based on the information provided, the driver of the truck will be held liable for this deadly collision after recklessly maneuvering their vehicle into oncoming traffic.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, surviving family members of woman will be entitled to wrongful death lawsuit against the trucker driver, Luis Castillo-Reyes. Families of wrongful death victims may seek compensation for damages including funeral costs, medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, and lost future income.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of an auto collision, contact our Sonoma wrongful death law firm today and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance necessary to get your life back on track. Call us today at 855-703-4186.
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