Modesto, CA – Norma Quattrin Dies in Accident on Pelandale Avenue
Modesto, California (July 10, 2018) – Modesto local news sources reported that a fatal two-vehicle accident took place outside a Costco shopping center on Pelandale Avenue. The incident occurred at some time on Friday, July 6, 2018. Authorities have identified the deceased victim as 86-year old Norma Quattrin. At this time, officials have not disclosed any detailed information concerning the identity of the second driver involved in the collision.
Based on the reports, Quattrin was driving a Ford Fiesta along Pelandale Avenue when, for indeterminate reasons, she sped through a red light. Without warning, the Ford plowed into the side of a Nissan that was turning left out of the Costco parking lot. As a result of the impact, Quattrin lost control of the Ford, which plowed into a sign located in the center road divider.
After the crash, paramedics transported Quattrin to a nearby hospital, where she died. Officials have not clarified if she died as a result of the accident or an underlying medical condition.
Medical personnel did confirm the Nissan driver sustained non-life threatening injuries.
As of now, the investigation will continue.
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Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect the vehicle for mechanical issues or system failure. Officials will also consider if drunk driving, drug abuse, negligence, distracted driving, or reckless behavior played any part in the events leading up to the crash. Also, as clarified by medical personnel, authorities may consider if the driver was suffering from a medical condition.
In the case of an accident caused negligence or distracted driving resulting in fatalities, the family members of the deceased victims will have the legal rights to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, this individual can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, funeral expenses, or tragic loss.
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