Daly City, CA – Garbage Truck Driver Mauricio Oropeza Killed on Skyline Boulevard
Daly City, CA (January 17, 2019) – 58-year-old Mauricio Oropeza lost his life in a fatal accident involving a garbage truck that took place on the Skyline Boulevard.
The accident took place yesterday morning around 6:15 a.m. in Daly City in the 600 block of the Skyline Boulevard. According to police, Oropeza was driving a truck and had been picking up garbage when he collided with a parked vehicle.
Oropeza was thrown from his vehicle and was pinned between the two vehicles. When emergency responders arrived at the scene of the accident, they found that Oropeza was already deceased. They tragically pronounced him dead at the scene.
No other injuries were reported at the scene of the accident. At this time, police continue their investigation so that they can determine the cause of the crash.
We would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Mauricio Oropeza at this time, as we understand just how difficult it can be to face the reality of a fatal accident. We hope that they will find peace and comfort as they begin to greive this incredible loss.
Fatal Accidents in California
Unfortunately, many people will lose their lives every year in California accidents. In fact, hundreds of fatalities will take place involving trucks every year, even though truck drivers tend to be some of the most careful drivers of all. Most of the time, accidents that end up being fatal in nature are extremely preventable and negligent drivers are to blame. Drivers act negligently when they are driving distracted, speeding, and engaging in intoxicated driving.
At this time, an investigation into this accident takes place so that police can determine who is liable and the exact circumstances leading up to the accident. Depending on their findings, a family member or personal representative of the estate will be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of their loved one so that all parties can move forward.
At Brady Law Group, we have decades of experience working with those who have lost loved ones in serious accidents and find it difficult to move forward at this desperate time in their lives. If you are in need of experienced legal expertise, knowledge, and access to various types of legal resources, we are here for you. Contact us to find out what we can do for you at 866-478-6483.
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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.