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Sacramento, CA – Two killed after car crashes into tree

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Sacramento, CA (January 14, 2022) – A car crashed into several trees in North Sacramento on Wednesday, killing two people, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Two people were ejected from a Toyota Prius after it crashed around 1 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 12, when the driver couldn’t make a turn along the offramp of Raley Boulevard due to speeding. 

The CHP said the driver was 35-years-old but did not reveal his identity. 

It is unknown whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the fatal crash.

Car Accidents With Fatalities in California

Victims and their families can be affected by the effects of a car crash for years to come. Nearly 270.000 car accidents occur each year in our state. Even though we want everyone to walk away from accidents without any issues, that isn’t always the case. 

Every year, more than 3,200 people die in automobile accidents in California. Most of these accidents are caused by human error. 

Losing a loved one under any circumstances can be difficult to accept. A preventable accident taking a loved one’s life only makes the situation more emotional.

Sacramento Car Accident Lawyers

Thousands of dollars must be spent on medical treatments, property damage, funeral services, and more, as well as endless mental and emotional suffering. When a loved one is killed in an accident that was caused by the negligence of others, families can reach out to a Sacramento wrongful death attorney to learn about their legal options.

Torem & Associates has helped families who have lost loved ones in car accidents caused by other drivers’ negligence for almost four decades. To help make sure our clients are able to maximize their recoveries and get the justice their loved ones deserve, our attorneys help them better understand options available to them.

Due to our keen attention to detail and extensive knowledge of personal injury laws in California, we are able to provide our clients with wise and trusted legal representation to help them win and hold wrongdoers accountable.

Contact our California personal injury attorneys if you lost a loved one to a preventable accident by calling (888) 500-5000. We are available to discuss legal options with you and 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 the Inland Empire.  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 Inland Empire 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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