Stockton, CA – Woman Loses Life in DUI Wreck on Twin Cities Rd
Stockton, CA (May 4, 2021) – A 29-year-old woman has lost her life after being involved in a fatal crash caused by a drunk driver on Sunday, May 2, in Stockton. Police responded to the scene of the incident at around 3:45 a.m.
Officials reported that the wreck occurred just north of Twin Cities Road. The woman was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by a 37-year-old male driver who took a left turn and struck a metal guardrail in the center median. Consequently, his vehicle overturned and landed on the dirt shoulder.
The force of the impact ejected the female passenger from the vehicle. Police declared her deceased at the crash scene. Her name has not been released at this time.
The driver was transported from the scene by ambulance in order to receive treatment for injuries he sustained in the collision. Police found that the driver had been intoxicated at the time of the crash and detained him while he was still in the hospital.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved and affected by this tragedy. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased at this time.
Authorities in Stockton continue to investigate.
Traffic Collisions in Stockton
Auto accidents throughout California claim the lives of more than 3,400 people each year. Although the majority of vehicle collisions are preventable, we continue to witness the impacts they have on families throughout our state. In fact, statistics show that more than 80% of accidents occur as a result of another driver’s reckless or negligent actions. The leading causes of crashes in our state include driving while impaired, careless driving, speeding, distracted driving, and disregarding traffic control devices. In many cases, families of those killed are left to deal with overwhelming mental and emotional consequences while trying to pick up the pieces of their lives and move forward.
As if dealing with overwhelming grief was not enough, numerous families are required to put forth tens of thousands of dollars to cover the funeral costs of their loved ones. When victims are killed in accidents resulting from the negligence of others, it is crucial that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in California as soon as possible. Although we understand that no amount of compensation could ever take away a family’s pain and suffering, compensation can help grieving families cover to costs of burial and funeral expenses and alleviate the impact of lost wages moving forward.
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