Shandon, CA – Driver Dies after Fatal Collision on Eastbound Highway 46 near Highway 41 and Cholame Y
Shandon, CA (July 26, 2018) – Local authorities reported that a person died as the result of a fatal accident that took place along eastbound Highway 46, in the vicinity of Highway 41 and Cholame Y. The incident occurred at approximately 7:45 AM in the morning on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the deceased victim and additional people involved in the crash has been released.
As news sources confirmed, an unidentified person had just completed Combat Support Training at Fort Hunter Liggett and was driving a military Humvee back home. At one point, while traveling down 46, a tire on the vehicle blew out. Without warning, the Humvee slid towards westbound traffic and crashed into the front of an oncoming sedan.
Officials reported the sedan driver died during the impact.
No specific details about the Humvee driver were disclosed.
Presently, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence begins to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and deepest condolences to the family and friends of the sedan driver and wish them strength and peace of mind during this difficult and tragic time.
Two-Vehicle Collision in Shandon
At this time, investigators are unsure of why the Humvee driver lost control and veered into the sedan on Highway 46. A thorough forensic examination of the military vehicle and photos of the crash site will determine if mechanical issues or system failure contributed to the crash in any way. Officials may also consider if drugs, alcohol, recklessness, or distracted driving contributed to the events leading up to the collision.
In the event of a fatal traffic accident caused by negligence, the deceased victim’s family members may have the choice to file a wrongful death lawsuit. With the assistance of a professional lawyer, these individuals can receive compensation for multiple inconveniences ranging from funeral expenses to the tragic loss of a loved one.
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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.