53-Year-Old Woman ID’d in Kern County Accident
The woman who died on Wednesday in a semi-truck accident has been ID’d as Maria Guadalupe Escobedo, 53.
The Lamont woman was a passenger of the vehicle that struck the truck on Corpus Road in Kern County.
It was reported that the fatal collision occurred on September 7th around 6:45 in the morning.
Elvira Lopez was the driver of a Ford and she tried to pass the semi-truck but ended up crashing into it.
Due to the impact, the Ford flipped over and sadly resulted in the death of Maria Escobedo.
Lopez sustained moderate injuries and the truck driver was left with minor injuries.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Maria Guadalupe Escobedo.
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 be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
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