Modesto, CA (February 22, 2023) – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an automobile accident that took place in Stanislaus County that claimed one person’s life.
At approximately 7:45 p.m. on February 19, the California Highway Patrol was notified that an automobile accident involving a tractor took place on Stone Avenue.
Authorities arrived at the scene and located a car and a tractor that had collided in the 400 block of the roadway. The incident blocked multiple lanes in the area, causing delays in traffic.
Paramedics responded to the scene to care for one victim, who was located unconscious at the scene. Lifesaving efforts were rendered to the victim while on-site. However, authorities confirmed that the victim passed away from their injuries.
The number of injured victims is not known at this time.
The circumstances surrounding the accident are currently under investigation.
Fatal Car Accidents in California
Over ten victims die as a result of automobile accidents in the state of California every day. In many instances, innocent people lose their lives in fatal accidents caused by the reckless and careless actions of motorists. We see countless crashes take place as a result of drivers who are intoxicated, drowsy, distracted, or even speeding.
Losing a loved one suddenly and unexpectedly as a result of an automobile accident can have an overwhelming impact on your life. Unfortunately, countless families are forced to deal with the overwhelming consequences of these fatal accidents.
After the loss of a loved one, your family may have legal options that can help to alleviate some of the financial burdens and the stress that you face moving forward. A wrongful death lawyer in Modesto will be able to help you build a case against the defendant. Your attorney will investigate the accident and even work with reconstructionists who are able to re-create the crash and determine what took place. Your attorney will identify all liable parties and take quick legal action against them.
It is in your best interest to seek legal assistance from a skilled and knowledgeable law firm as soon as possible. Waiting to take action against the person who is responsible for the crash can result in the loss of evidence in various other factors that can negatively affect your ability to get justice. For this reason, it is in your best interest to act quickly.
The team at Wilshire Law Firm is dedicated to helping our clients receive the compensation they deserve for their personal injury. Our experienced and award-winning attorneys have an exceptional success rate in litigating even the most complicated cases, so you can trust that your case will be handled with diligence and professionalism. We invite you to contact us today for a free consultation and to start taking steps toward justice. Our lawyers are available by calling 800-358-1884. We can meet with you at your earliest convenience for a free consultation so that we can discuss your case and get started on fighting to protect your legal rights.