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Turlock, CA – Fatal Car Accident on Hwy 99 near Monte Vista Ave onramp

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Turlock, CA (October 1, 2021) – At least one person was killed in a rollover accident that occurred on a highway in Turlock on the night of Thursday, September 30. The incident was dispatched by the California Highway Patrol at approximately 10:40 p.m. 

Responders were sent to assist the victims of the accident located in the southbound lanes of Highway 99 just south of the Monte Vista Avenue onramp. Sources indicate that a silver Ford Explorer SUV rolled over and landed on its roof in the right shoulder of the roadway near Pedretti Park. 

Initial reports show that at least one person present in the explorer at the time of the wreck lost their life after they were ejected from the SUV. That victim was found just inside the fence line near Pedretti Park. 

Another victim was found trapped inside the vehicle at the scene. They required extrication by firefighters, according to information provided by the Turlock Fire Department. Officials from the Stanislaus County Coroner’s office responded to the crash scene just before 12:30 a.m.

Several other people present in the SUV during the accident were transported from the scene to area hospitals with unspecified injuries. There were a total of six people present in the SUV at the time of the collision. 

Police in Turlock continue to investigate the details of the wreck. Nothing further has been reported at this time. 

We would like to offer our sincere sympathies to the family or families of the deceased. We hope for the full recovery of everyone who was injured in this auto accident in Turlock. 

Turlock Car Accidents

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 lost their life in a preventable accident just makes the situation even more emotional. After enduring the loss of a loved one in an accident, caused by the negligent actions of others, families can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Turlock to explore legal options available to them moving forward.

Car Crash Attorneys in Turlock

For nearly four decades, the Turlock 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 competent and trusted legal representation to help our clients win so they can hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. If your loved one lost their life in a preventable accident, reach out to one of our personal injury attorneys in Turlock 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 Turlock.  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 Los Angeles 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 Turlock 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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