San Martin, Santa Clara County, CA – Toddler Dies after Fatal Collision inside Carport
San Martin, Santa Clara County, CA (July 16, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a fatal collision involving a toddler took place inside a carport in Santa Clara County. The incident occurred around 5:30 PM in the late afternoon on Friday, July 13, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any details concerning the identities of the 18-month old toddler, the 80-year old motorist, or any more people involved in the crash at this time.
Based on the reports, the boy had wandered across the carport and, without warning, a blue Honda Accord plowed into him. Officials confirmed paramedics attempted to save the boy at the crash site, but he died before they could take him to a nearby hospital.
Law enforcement did not specify if the driver had remained at the scene.
At this time, the California Highway Patrol does not believe this was a DUI incident.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence begins to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the family of the toddler during this difficult and tragic time.
San Martin Wrongful Death Lawyer
Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect the vehicle involved in the accident for mechanical issues or system failure. Officials will still consider if drunk driving, drug abuse, negligence, distracted driving, or reckless behavior played any part in the events leading up to the crash.
Depending on the final results of the case, the family of the toddler will have the legal right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, funeral expenses, 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.
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.