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Santa Ana, CA – Skateboarder Dies after Brutal Accident along North Spruce Street

Santa Ana, CA (July 22, 2018) – Orange County local sources reported that a fatal accident took place along the 2400 block of North Spruce Street. The incident occurred at some point around 1:30 AM in the early morning hours on Sunday, July 22, 2018. Officials have identified the deceased victim as 24-year old Vanessa Salcido. At this time, no details concerning the identity of the driver involved have been revealed at this time.

As per the article, a vehicle was pulling a skateboard ridden by Salcido along North Spruce when. Without warning, the female skateboarder detached from the vehicle and tumbled to the road along the 2400 block. Later, paramedics were dispatched to the crash site and took Salcido to UCI Medical Center, where she succumbed to her trauma and died at approximately 1:59.

Officers confirmed the driver of the vehicle involved in the crash did remain at the scene and spoke with authorities as obliged by law.

As of now, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence surfaces, more information will be released to public sources.

We extend our most heartfelt prayers and deepest condolences to the family and friends of the female skateboarder and wish them peace of mind during this difficult time.

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Overall, the circumstances surrounding this incident on North Spruce Street remain unresolved. As part of the investigation, forensic teams will examine the vehicle and, possibly, the skateboard for mechanical issues and examine photographs of the crash site.  Officials may also consider if either individual had consumed drugs or alcohol prior to participating in this dangerous activity or had simply failed to comply with traffic laws.

If the investigation proves the driver could be held liable for the accident, the members of Salcido’s family can pursue a wrongful death lawsuit and, ultimately, be compensated for unfortunate issues including funeral expenses, medical bills, and the loss of a loved one.

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) 478-6483 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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