One Person Killed in Durham 2-Vehicle Collision
A Thursday morning traffic accident claimed the life of one unidentified person on Thursday morning, October 14th.
According to reports, the collision occurred around 9:08 a.m. on Highway 99 near Neal Road.
CHP reported that a Heating and Air Company van crashed into the back of a Ford F-150 pickup truck for reasons unknown.
Due to the impact, one person was pronounced dead at the scene.
It is unclear at this time how many people were involved and injured.
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.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.