Woman Killed in Highway 49 Traffic Accident 

Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fatal two-vehicle collision that occurred in El Dorado Wednesday evening. 

Per CHP, the crash took place around 4 p.m. on Highway 49 on July 13th.

Shelli Ross, 53, of Placerville, was driving a Ford Explorer when she collided with a Volkswagon Jetta.

It is unclear at this time what led up to the crash. 

Upon impact, Ross’s vehicle overturned and she was ejected. 

Sadly, she died at the scene. 

No details were provided about the other driver. 

JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Shelli Ross. 

Tips for after accident procedures:

  • Always stop at the scene 
  • Call 911 if there are any injuries 
  • Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
  • Exchange information with others involved and document everything 
  • Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault

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 be entitled to wrongful death benefits.

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