1 Killed and 1 Hospitalized in Tuolumne Accident on Highway 108 near Koinonia Court
TUOLUMNE COUNTY, CA (September 23, 2021) – Monday night, a person died after a suspected DUI crash on Highway 108 near Koinonia Court.
According to California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at around 8:34 p.m. Moreover, the crash occurred on Highway 108 near Koinonia Court in Mi-Wuk Village.
Reports revealed that a westbound 2001 Toyota Tacoma struck an embankment and overturned. Then, the force of the crash ejected an unrestrained passenger from the vehicle.
Furthermore, responders pronounced the unrestrained passenger, a 19-year-old male, dead at the scene. Paramedics transported the vehicle driver to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto. The driver, a 17-year-old male from Soulsbyville, sustained minor injuries.
Moreover, officials arrested the driver on suspicion of felony DUI upon release from the hospital.
Our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Dealing with Loss after a Tuolumne County Accident
The family of the victim must become aware that they have the chance to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step towards closure to accidents similar to the DUI crash on 8300 Byron Highway.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back a victim, we strive to secure the future of our clients. We’re here to protect them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system and has no problem overcoming challenges. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate, while we get you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll the loss of a loved one has brought will be covered with us. Thus, if you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.