Silverado, California – One Dead after Fatal Accident on Santiago Canyon Road, South of Blue Diamond Haul Road
Silverado, California (July 4, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported a fatality as the result of an accident that took place on Santiago Canyon Road, south of Blue Diamond Haul Road in the Silverado area. The incident occurred at approximately 12:42 AM in the morning on Wednesday, July 04, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the deceased victim or any other people involved in the crash at this time.
As per the CHP reports, a Toyota Corolla and an unidentified blue car were traveling along Santiago Canyon Road when, for indeterminate reasons, the two vehicles collided. Afterward, wreckage from the crash blocked the main roadway. First responders including firefighters declared one person had died at the crash site. Officials did not specify the total number of victims involved in the accident.
As part of the investigation, law enforcement shut down all lanes on Santiago Canyon.
Presently, the CHP has assumed control over the rest of the case.
We extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the family and friends of the deceased victim during this difficult time.
Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will inspect photographs of the crash site and examine the Toyota and the second car for mechanical issues or system failure. Officials will also consider if alcohol, drugs, negligence, distraction, or recklessness played any part in the events leading up to the crash. Law enforcement has not confirmed if one or both drivers were responsible for the crash.
Depending on the final results of the case, the family of the deceased victim will have the legal rights to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty party. Likewise, the surviving victim will have the legal right to file a personal injury lawsuit. By seeking legal assistance, this individual can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, painful injuries, and preservation of well-being.
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.
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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.