Deadly Crash on 34th and Spring Streets
17-year-old Joaquin Ripley died as the result of a three-vehicle collision in Paso Robles on Thursday night.
The accident occurred on January 13th around 5:15 p.m. at the intersection of 34th and Spring Street.
Per reports, Ripley was traveling north on Spring Street and speeding prior to colliding with two other vehicles.
Sadly, Ripley died at the scene.
No other injuries were reported and the crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Joaquin Ripley.
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 you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.