“No arrests made”
SUTTER, CALIFORNIA (December 19, 2016) – According to the California Highway Patrol, a woman was killed and 59-year-old Jasbir Singh Basra was injured on Monday in a head-on collision on Highway 20, just west of Southridge Boulevard. (map)
The CHP reported that Basra was traveling westbound in a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and attempted to pass traffic by crossing a double-yellow line into the eastbound lane. Basra crashed into a 1994 Jeep Cherokee head on around 4:35 a.m.
The CHP states that the driver of the Jeep was pronounced dead at the scene while Basra was transported to Rideout Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. The woman’s identity has been withheld pending notification from relatives.
“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.