1 Person Killed in Yreka Crash

Two Vehicles Collided In Yreka and Leaves 1 Dead

The deadly collision took place on September 13th at 12:20 p.m. on the Interstate 5 Freeway, just south of Hornbrook. 

According to CHP, both vehicles blocked the No. 2 lane and due to the impact, one caught fire. 

As a result of the collision, one person was pronounced dead at the scene, however their name has yet to be disclosed. 

It is also unknown what caused the crash and how many people were involved. 

Witnesses are urged to contact authorities with any helpful information.

In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019. 

In the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107. 

If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits. 

It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident. 

If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.