Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision Leaves One Woman Dead
Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fatal crash that occurred in Newport Beach Sunday night.
It was at about 8:05 p.m. when a Tesla and BMW collided, causing one to catch fire.
The two vehicles crashed on June 12th on San Joaquin Hills Road and Newport Ridge Drive.
One of the occupants of one of the vehicles, identified as Donna Wildrick, 60, unfortunately was killed in the wreck.
There were also two juveniles in the other vehicle who suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were hospitalized for treatment.
A dog was also killed in the crash.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Donna Wildrick.
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.
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