Apple Valley, CA – Fatal Traffic Accident on Central and Powhatan Roads
Apple Valley, CA – (November 29, 2018)- A fatal multi-vehicle collision took place this morning at the intersection of Central and Powhatan roads. Apple Valley authorities were notified of the crash around 6:00 am.
According to the initial report, a 2006 Chevy Avalanche pickup truck and a 2000 Honda Civic were approaching an intersection in Apple Valley when one of the vehicles failed to stop and t-boned the driver’s side of the Honda. Emergency crews were dispatched to the crash site and rushed to render aid to the injured victims. Firefighters discovered that the driver of the Honda was suffering from major injuries and sadly died at the crash site. Meanwhile, the driver of the pickup truck was trapped inside suffering from major injuries. Firefighters were required to extricate the driver from the vehicle before rushing the victim to St. Mary’s Medical Center for treatment. The victim was then flown from St. Mary’s to a nearby trauma center for emergency surgery. One other unidentified person was suffering from injuries and was hospitalized. It was unclear whether to subject was in the pickup or the Honda. The Apple Valley Major Investigation Team was conducting an on-scene investigation for several hours after the crash. A stretch of Central Road was also shut down following the accident.
No further details have been released and this story will be updated pending the release of new information.
Our most heartfelt prayers are with the family of the deceased victim and the loved ones of the injured victims. We cannot begin to understand how overwhelming an accident like this can be on the victims and the loved ones caring for them. We wish all of those involved strength while they get through these trying moments.
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We are shocked and saddened to have learned about this deadly accident. According to a recent study, 80% of vehicle crashes involve some form of driver inattention, and 32% of drivers tested positive for some sort of substance in fatal traffic collisions. Forensic investigators will conduct a thorough investigation and determine the events that led up to the accident.
If your loved has been fatally injured in a traffic accident caused by the negligence of another driver, it is really important that you contact a wrongful death attorney to fight for your loved one’s justice. You’ve already had enough taken from you. Let the team at the Brady Law Group hold the insurance companies accountable and fight to ensure they compensate you in full for your losses. Call us today at (866) 211-2562 for a no-cost free consultation.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident