Elk Grove, California – Deadly Traffic Accident on Highway 99 Leaves One Dead, Two Injured
Elk Grove, California (June 26, 2018) – Sacramento news sources reported that one person died, two injured as the result of a deadly traffic accident that took place on Highway 99, just south of Grant Line Road. The incident occurred a little before 10:00 PM on the night of Monday, June 25, 2018. At present, authorities have not revealed more precise details concerning the identities of the victims.
Based on the report from the California Highway Patrol, a 22-year old Vacaville woman was driving a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix down Highway 99 when she crashed into a semi-truck. As a result of the impact, the Pontiac was pinned beneath the truck’s left rear tire.
Sources confirmed the 22-year old woman and her passenger, a 1-year old boy, were transported to UC Davis Medical Center to receive treatment. Later, the woman died from her injuries. The boy is being listed in non-life threatening condition as a result of minor injuries.
Authorities revealed the driver of the semi-truck survived and did not sustain injuries.
As part of the ongoing investigation, law enforcement shut down the slow lane of Highway 99.
We send our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the family and friends of the Vacaville woman during this difficult time. We also send our most loving prayers to the young child and wish him a fast and efficient recovery.
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At present, authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused this accident. Forensic teams will analyze the big rig truck and Pontiac for mechanical issues or system failure. Officials will also consider if drug abuse, drunk driving, negligence, distracted driving, or reckless behavior ultimately contributed to the accident. Police have not determined if the company that owns the truck will be held responsible.
As per the police report, the family of the injured child will have a legal right to issue a personal injury lawsuit against any convicted parties. Likewise, the family of the deceased Vacaville woman will have a right to file a wrongful death lawsuit. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, painful injuries, and tragic loss.
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.
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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.