MODESTO, CALIFORNIA (January 7, 2017) – According to the California Highway Patrol, a man was killed and another man was injured in a broad-side collision on Codoni Road and Yosemite Boulevard. (map)
CHP Officer Charles Wilson reported that a Mitsubishi sedan was traveling eastbound on Yosemite around 5:00 p.m. when the driver lost control and broad-sided a pickup truck that was traveling westbound.
Officer Wilson states that firefighters had to use the jaws of life to extricate the male driver of the Mitsubishi while his male passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Mitsubishi was transported to Doctors Medical Center with major injuries. The driver of the pickup truck was unharmed.
“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 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 Diego 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.