Man Working on Parked SUV Badly Injured by Reckless Driver
LOCATION: Yolo Causeway, Yolo County
DATE OF INCIDENT: Thursday, August 9th
August 10, 2018- According to KCRA News, a deadly crash transpired last night caused by a reckless out of control driver on eastbound I-80 on the Yolo Causeway.
KCRA did not indicate the time of night the collision took place but confirmed that the driver of a sedan lost control and struck a parked SUV on the right-hand shoulder that a man had been working on underneath the vehicle.
Following the wreck, the man working under the vehicle suffered major undisclosed injuries prompting him to be rushed to a medical center for immediate treatment. He has not been identified at this time.
Driver of Out of Control Sedan Pronounced Dead
Meanwhile, the driver of the sedan was killed on impact and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver has not been identified by name at this time.
California Highway Patrol officials are investigating whether or not drugs or alcohol played a factor.
No further details have been released at this time.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their family and friends during such difficult times.
Yolo and Sacramento County Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on the information provided, the reckless driver who died in this collision will be held liable for the injuries suffered by the man who had been working on his parked SUV off the side of the road. Authorities will take a look thorough look into how fast the driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, and whether or not there were any mechanical issues with his vehicle.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the injured man working on the parked SUV, will be subject to a personal injury lawsuit. Victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, lost future income due to injury and inability to work, and pain and suffering.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a traffic accident caused at the hands of another motorist, contact our Sacramento and Yolo County wrongful death and personal injury lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need. Contact us today at 855-703-4186.
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