Passenger Dies in Traffic Collision on Highway 20

Three vehicles collided due to the rain-soaked roadway in Mendocino County on March 28th.

The accident took place on Highway 20 just after 5:30 p.m. and resulted in the death of one person.

According to reports, a Mini Cooper spun out of control due to slicked roads, causing a collision with two other vehicles. 

It was near Potter Valley Road and sadly the passenger of the Mini Cooper, ID’d as Cleotilde Rodriguez Delgado, 49, died at the scene. 

The driver also suffered moderate injuries upon impact. 

No reports have been made on the other involved motorists. 

Investigators are actively working to piece together all of the details of the crash. 

JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Cleotilde Rodriguez Delgado.

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.

It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident. 

Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.

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