Oakdale, CA – George Pacheco Dies in Two-Car Accident on Orange Blossom Rd
Oakdale, CA (May 21, 2021) – On Tuesday, May 18, a two-car accident took the life of one 78-year-old George Pacheco. The wreck was reported to have taken place on Orange Blossom Road.
According to reports, the wreck happened on Orange Blossom Road near Lancaster Road when 23-year-old Jesus Perez of Oakdale drove his Chevrolet Silverado into the northbound lane of the roadway while headed south.
The Silverado collided with a Chevrolet Tahoe being driven by Pacheco. Officials declared him deceased at the crash scene.
The Silverado’s Driver, Perez, and his passenger suffered critical injuries in the crash. They were transported to an area hospital in order to be treated as needed.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased at this time.
Police continue to investigate.
Auto Collisions in California
Recent statistics concerning the annual auto accident rates in California state that approximately 650 car accidents per day occur in the Golden State. Approximately 9 people per day are killed in California auto accidents or about 3,200 per year. This is approximately 10% of the national accident rate, which sits at around 32,000 people who lose their lives annually in auto accidents in the United States.
Alarmingly, almost all of the traffic accidents that take place in the United States are the result of negligent driver errors. Statistics state that approximately 94% of all auto accidents that take place in the United States are the result of some form of driver negligence. Some examples of driver negligence include but are not limited to; Fatigue, intoxication, and distraction. Driver distraction is the number one leading cause of auto accidents in the nation, probably due to the advent of hand-held technological devices like smartphones and tablets. It is very important to remember to keep your eyes on the road at all times while driving and to stay alert and aware. This way, you could save not only your own life but the lives of many others whom you may encounter on the roadway.
In the event that you or a loved one of yours is injured in a negligently caused California traffic accident, you could be entitled to significant financial compensation that may be able to cover the cost of your injuries, damages, and incurred losses that may have resulted from the crash. Being injured by another person’s carelessness may be a difficult and lengthy process to recover from, which is why there are California personal injury attorneys who make it their duty to assist those who may find themselves stuck in such a situation.
The California auto accident attorneys at Torem & Associates have been successfully helping injured accident victims and their families get through arduous accident aftermaths since 1984. You could be dealing with a number of trying issues during your recovery, including but not limited to debilitating pain and suffering (mental and physical), the loss of a loved one, and financial burdening, among other difficulties. Facing all of these issues alone may seem like an insurmountable task, which is why the attorneys at Torem & Associates are here to help.
Our primary goal is to assist those who have been injured by another’s negligence to get the financial compensation they deserve in order to move forward swiftly and successfully from serious accident aftermath. Especially in the case that you or a loved one were catastrophically injured due to another’s recklessness. Call our law firm at (888) 500-5000 today in order to speak with a skilled and experienced California auto accident attorney concerning your own personal injury case and to see if you qualify for financial compensation for your injuries and losses.
Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts. These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Stockton. For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers. If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.
Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community. We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Stockton and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene.Categories: