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Modesto, CA – Fatal Three-Car Crash Takes 1 Life on Hwy 219 near Tully Rd

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Modesto, CA (October 8, 2021) – One man has lost his life after his involvement in an auto accident in Stanislaus County in the early morning hours of October 7. The wreck was reported to authorities just after 4:00 a.m. 

The man was identified as a 25-year-old Modesto resident who rear-ended another driver in his 1973 Datsun coupe early Thursday. Information from the California Highway Patrol states that officers responded to the scene along Highway 219 near the intersection with Tully Road to find three cars that had been involved in a collision. 

The driver in the Datsun required immediate transportation to an area medical center due to the severity of his injuries. He was later pronounced deceased by medical professionals at the hospital. His name has not been released at this time. 

The other two drivers involved did not sustain any injuries, according to reports. Investigators believe that one of the involved drivers was slowing down for a red light at the intersection when the Datsun, for unknown reasons, did not slow down and collided with the vehicle. 

A third driver involved seems to have not noticed the other cars stopped in the roadway and collided with the Datsun. Police continue to investigate the details of the crash. 

Our thoughts are with those involved. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Modesto Auto Accidents

Being involved in a car crash can have a lasting impact on the lives of victims and their families. More than 270,000 accidents take place in our state each year. Although we want everyone to walk away from accidents without any issues, this is not always the case. Automobile accidents throughout the state of California claim the lives of more than 3,200 people each year. 

The vast majority of these accidents are caused by human error. In fact, statistics show that reckless driving, negligence, speeding, driving while impaired, and other careless actions while operating vehicles contribute to around 80% of collisions each year. Losing a loved one under any circumstances can be challenging to accept. Knowing that your loved one died in a preventable accident just makes the situation even more emotional. 

Not only are families forced to endure endless mental and emotional suffering, but they are often required to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment, property damages, funeral services, and more. After enduring the loss of a loved one in an accident, caused by the negligent actions of others, families can reach out to a Modesto wrongful death attorney to explore legal options available to them moving forward.

Modesto Car Crash Lawyers

For nearly four decades, the Modesto car accident attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped guide families after losing loved ones in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists sharing the road. Our attorneys strive to help our clients better understand options available to them moving forward to ensure they are able to maximize their recoveries and get the justice they deserve for their loved ones. Through our keen attention to detail and extensive knowledge of personal injury laws in California, we are able to provide reliable and trusted legal representation to help our clients win so they can hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. 

If your loved one was killed in a preventable accident, reach out to one of our wrongful death lawyers in Modesto by calling (888) 500-5000. Our team is available to meet with you and discuss legal options available to help you recover.

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 Modesto.  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 Modesto 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.


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