Woman ID’d in Fatal Sacramento Collision
A speeding vehicle caused a deadly collision in Sacramento on Tuesday, August 2nd.
Cayetana Espejel, 86, and her husband, Antonio Espejel, were traveling in their vehicle on Northgate Boulevard and Sotano Drive when the crash happened.
The speeding vehicle crashed into theirs, leaving four people injured.
Sadly, Cayetana Espejel was later pronounced dead. Antonio is currently in ICU.
An active investigation remains underway.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Cayetana Espejel.
Speeding is without a doubt one of the leading causes in motor vehicle accidents, killing 9,478 people in 2018 according to the NHTSA. It was also a contributing factor in 26% of traffic accidents that resulted in death(s). The dangers of speeding include:
- Loss of control of vehicle
- Increase in crash severity
- Increase in fuel consumption and/or cost
- Reduces the effectiveness of protection equipment
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.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.