PLEASANT HILL, CALIFORNIA (January 10, 2017) – A 77 year old man identified as Wallace Ryburn was killed in a tragic accident on the 680 Freeway on Tuesday morning, according to local news sources. (map)
Around 9:00 am on Tuesday, Wallace Ryburn was traveling on the southbound 680 Freeway when he reportedly suffered a medical emergency. Wallace Ryburn veered into the right lanes, striking a Ford Edge and a Hyundai Sonata, then a wooden guardrail. Wallace then veered through two lanes of Contra Costa Boulevard, and crashed into an empty house.
Responding emergency medical personnel rushed Wallace Ryburn to a local hospital, where he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators are attempting to determine whether Wallace Ryburn was killed as a result of the medical emergency, or the collision, and the investigation is ongoing.
“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 San Jose, San Diego, Los Angeles, 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.