Rear-End Crash Kills Woman near San Martin
26-year-old Vanessa Arellano was killed in a rear-end collision on Sunday morning.
The crash occurred on November 7th at 2:50 a.m. on Highway 101, near San Martin.
Arellano was reportedly driving southbound when a Chevrolet Corvette rear-ended her Toyota sedan.
Both drivers lost control due to the impact and went off the roadway. The vehicles also knocked over a fence nearby the San Martin airport.
Sadly, Vanessa Arellano was pronounced dead at the scene.
Additionally, the 23-year-old male driver of the Corvette was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Vanessa Arellano.
According to NHTSA, more than a quarter (25%) of accident-related deaths are linked to the use of alcohol. With that being said, according to the CDC, there are 30 people that are killed everyday in a car accident as a result of an alcohol-impaired driver. That is equivalent to one death every 50 minutes.
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.