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Alameda County, CA – Two Women Dead after Fatal Accident on Redwood Road near Upper San Leandro Reservoir

Alameda County, CA (July 18, 2018) – Local news sources reported a fatal accident took place along Redwood Road in the vicinity of the Upper San Leandro Reservoir, within an unincorporated area of Alameda County. The incident occurred at approximately 10:33 PM at night on Saturday, July 14, 2018. As of now, officials have identified the deceased victims as 56-year old Hayward resident Maria Ybarra and 27-year old Virginia resident Kelsie Hansen. The identity of a third victim involved in the crash has not been disclosed at this time.

According to news reports, a red Mazda was driving along Redwood Road in the vicinity of Maciel Road in the unincorporated area. For indeterminate reasons, the driver of the vehicle lost control, and the Mazda flipped along the road. Both Ybarra and Hansen suffered traumatic injuries from the impact and died. Authorities have not determined which woman had been driving the Mazda.

Later, the unidentified third victim was taken to a nearby hospital to receive treatment. The extent of this individual’s injuries has not been disclosed.

Presently, officials are investigating potential causes for this deadly crash.

We extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the families and friends of Maria Ybarra and Kelsie Hansen during this difficult time. We offer our most loving prayers to the unidentified victim and wish this individual a swift and efficient recovery.

Wrongful Death and Personal Injury 

As of now, authorities are unsure of what caused the Mazda to overturn on Redwood Road. Extensive analysis of the vehicle will reveal if mechanical issues or system failure contributed to the accident, and forensic teams will also analyze photographs of the crash site to identify additional issues. Furthermore, officials will consider if drunk driving, drug abuse, recklessness, negligence, or distraction played any role in the incident.

Depending on the final results of the case, the family members of Maria Ybarra and Kelsie Hansen may have grounds to file a wrongful injury lawsuit against a culprit.

We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.

If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.

Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.


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