“Tragic box-truck accident”
DANVILLE, CALIFORNIA (December 19, 2016) – According to the California Highway Patrol, 26-year-old Ravikesh Kumar was killed on Monday in a rollover accident on Interstate 680. (MAP)
CHP Officer Brandon Correia reported that Kumar was hauling packages in a U.S. Postal Service truck around 3:25 a.m. when he lost control and crashed the two-axle box truck on Interstate 680 near the El Pintado Road off-ramp. The truck struck an abandoned Ford minivan on the right shoulder.
Officer Correia states that the truck flipped over and struck a metal pole upon crashing into the abandoned minivan. Kumar was transported to a hospital in Walnut Creet where he later succumbed to his injuries.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort the victim’s family and friends as they cope with such an incredible loss,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “The thoughts and prayers of our staff are with them, as well as the young people who were injured, as they try to piece together what happened.”
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 Newport Beach, San 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.