2 Killed and 1 Hurt in Mendocino County Auto Accident on Howard Street
MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA (October 28, 2020) – Sunday night, two people died and another suffered injuries in a crash on Howard Street and Highway 162.
According to authorities, at around 11:46 p.m., a northbound Toyota Tacoma traveled at a high rate of speed. Then, it suddenly went off the east roadway. The vehicle crashed through a wood fence and collided with a tree.
Responders pronounced the adult female driver and the adult male front passenger dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, paramedics airlifted a female rear passenger to Enloe Medical Center in Chico. Reports revealed that the passenger sustained major injuries.
The authorities released no information regarding the involved individuals due to pending family notifications.
Moreover, the authorities are investigating impairment as a factor in the crash.
The CalFire, Mendocino County Sheriffs Department, Long Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Reach Air, and Laytonville Ambulance all responded to the incident.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victims.
Moving Forward after Crash on Howard Street and Highway 162
While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
The family of the victims must become aware that they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the most beneficial step towards recovery.
Filing a wrongful death claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or someone you love has been involved in a similar auto accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. With our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.