ARBUCKLE, CALIFORNIA (January 14, 2017) – At least one person was killed in a car accident on Saturday night on the 5 Freeway, according to local news sources. (map)
The accident happened around 8:15 pm at the intersection of the 5 Freeway and Harrington Avenue. A Dodge Durango that was stopped on the right shoulder, was allegedly struck by a yellow Dodge Dakota that then went through a fence and into an orchard and then a tree.
At least one person was pronounced dead at the scene by responding medical personnel. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability, and the condition of those occupying the Dodge Durango is unknown at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Arbuckle, Los Angeles, Sacramento, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.