Orange County, California – One Fatality Reported after Brutal Car Accident on Santiago Canyon Road
Orange County, California (July 4, 2018) – Local news sources reported one fatality as the result of a brutal car accident and collision that took place on Santiago Canyon Road, in the vicinity of Hicks Haul Road. The incident occurred at roughly 12:40 AM on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Authorities have described the deceased motorist as a 28-year old male but did not provide more detailed information concerning his identity. Officials have identified the second driver as 44-year old Luis Rocha.
As per the report, the 28-year old man was driving a blue Hyundai along Santiago Canyon Road when, for indeterminate reasons, the vehicle swerved off the road and into a nearby tree. As indicated, the man left the Hyundai after the impact. At the same time, Luis Rocha was driving a silver Hyundai Elantra down the same route. Without warning, the vehicle clipped the 28-year old driver.
Medical reports confirmed the unidentified driver sustained severe trauma from the impact and died from his injuries at the scene.
Meanwhile, officials have not specified if Rocha suffered any injuries during the collision.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing.
We extend our deepest sympathies and most heartfelt prayers to the family and friends of the 28-year old driver during this difficult time.
Orange County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Presently, sources have not indicated what charges Rocha could face if convicted. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect both vehicles 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.
Depending on the final results of the investigation, the family of the deceased driver will have the legal rights to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, or painful injuries.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
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.