Major Injury Collision on Highway 129 at Old Chittenden Road
A head-on collision left one dead and two others seriously hurt in Watsonville Wednesday afternoon.
On April 6th, around 4:18 p.m., two vehicles collided on Highway 29.
A Honda Odyssey, driven by Henry Dalrymple, 28, crashed with an oncoming Nissan Sentra driven by Rosalba Gonzalez, 57.
The impact of the crash caused glass debris to be scattered across the roadway.
Sadly, first responders pronounced Gonzalez dead at the scene.
Additionally, the Honda then collided with an Acura Integra driven by Armando Valencia.
Valencia and Dalrymple suffered severe injuries and were airlifted to Natividad Medical Center.
In addition, a dog was in one of the vehicles and was treated by The Animal Control Unit.
Both directions of the highway remained blocked for several hours following the collision.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Rosalba Gonzalez.
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.
Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.
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.