Stockton, CA – Fatal Accident Takes 1 Life at Harding Way & Pershing Ave
Stockton, CA (June 1, 2021) – One person lost their life after being involved in a fatal car accident at an intersection in Stockton on May 30. At approximately 10:30 p.m., two vehicles were involved in a collision at the intersection of Harding Way and Pershing Avenue.
The events that lead up to the crash have not been established by police at this time. The driver of one of the involved vehicles was rushed to an area medical center from the scene where they later passed away.
The driver of the second vehicle was arrested on suspicion of DUI and sustained no injuries in the accident. The deceased victim has not been immediately identified.
Police in Stockton continue their investigation into the details of the wreck.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased at this time.
Car Crashes in Stockton
California has the highest car accident rate in the nation, with currently nearly 500,000 car accidents happening per year. In 2018, the state saw a total of 485,866 traffic collisions take place, resulting in nearly 4,000 deaths and over 275,000 injuries. With its extremely high population, California accounts for nearly 11% of the nation’s fatal auto accident rate. The rate of fatalities caused by car accidents in California has increased nearly 25% since the year 2013.
Over 10% of drivers involved in an injury or fatal accident tested positive for some type of drug or alcohol in their system. Sadly, driver intoxication is a leading cause of auto accidents in the Golden State. A prevalent form of driver negligence, intoxication took the lives of thousands of people in 2018. The leading cause of traffic accidents in California, generally speaking, is driver negligence. Some other leading causes of traffic accidents in California include speeding and fatigue. If you are under the impression that you or someone you love has sustained injuries or lost their life in an auto accident that was the result of another person’s negligence, you may want to contact a personal injury attorney in California.
A personal injury attorney’s duty is to help those who have been injured in negligently caused accidents collect full and fair financial compensation for their losses. These types of cases vary widely, and they usually include serious injuries such as spinal cord injuries, serious fractures, traumatic brain injuries, or even simple scrapes and bruises. These types of injuries normally require the assistance of a personal injury lawyer. A skilled and experienced California personal injury attorney from Torem & Associates will help you level the playing field with the insurance companies, advise you of your existing legal rights, and constantly keep your best interests in mind. The lawyers at Torem & Associates have been fighting for the rights of injured accident victims for over 35 years. You can have your case reviewed for free by one of our seasoned and skilled lawyers. Working with a personal injury lawyer is a vital step to take on the path to winning your car accident case and receiving the maximum financial compensation available.
If you or someone you love has been involved or injured in a motor vehicle collision please call our law office at (888) 500-5000. We can help. If you do not recover financial compensation, you don’t owe us anything. There are no upfront or out-of-pocket fees associated with our services. Call us at your earliest convenience.
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: