Deadly Traffic Accident in Modesto, California
Two vehicles collided in Modesto on Tuesday evening, resulting in the death of one person.
According to CHP, the accident took place just before 8 p.m. on Highway 132.
It is unclear at this time what caused the vehicles to crash on June 14th.
Upon impact, one of the vehicles was sent off the roadway into a canal and became fully submerged in water.
Sadly, one unidentified person died.
It is also unclear if any others were injured in the crash.
Investigators are actively working to determine liability.
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 also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.