Rio Vista Woman Dies in Highway 160 Collision
The woman who was killed last month in a head-on collision has been ID’d as Karen DiCicco.
Reports included that the accident took place on April 28th around 1 p.m. in the Rio Vista area.
A Saturn sport utility car drifted into oncoming traffic and collided with DiCicco’s northbound Kia.
Sadly, the woman was declared dead at the scene.
Paramedics transported the other driver to East Bay hospital with major injuries.
An active investigation is underway.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Karen DiCicco.
Head-on collisions are without a doubt the most dangerous types of crashes. They may only account for 2% of accidents, however they make up 10% of all deadly crashes.
The Fatal Analysis Reporting System (FARS) has found that:
- 75% of head-on crashes happen in rural areas
- They are most common on two-lane highways
- Failure in negotiating a curve on the road causes 23% of all fatal head-on collisions
- 58% of head-on collisions result in a fatality
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.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.