YUBA SUTTER, CALIFORNIA (February 24, 2017) – A fatal accident killed at least one person early Friday morning on Chestnut Road and Erle Road, according to a report by the California Highway Patrol. (map)
The accident happened around 12:30 am when a vehicle careened off of Highway 70 onto Chestnut Road and Erle Road carrying two people, a male and a female. The vehicle reportedly lost control and overturned for an unknown reason, coming to rest upside down.
At least one person inside the vehicle was reportedly killed as a result of the accident. The male in the vehicle was allegedly an attempted murder suspect, and the Yuba County Sheriff’s Office had received an anonymous tip about the suspect just prior to the accident. The incident remains under active investigation at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys 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 Yuba Sutter, Los Angeles, San Jose, 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.