Man From Modesto Killed, Ampelio Padilla Injured in Hammett Road Wrong-Way Crash
Istanislaus County, CA (October 10, 2020) – On Friday, a 36-year-old man from Modesto died, while Ampelio Padilla was injured in a wrong-way crash on Hammett Road.
The tragic crash took place at around 1:30 p.m. near Covert Road
The Modesto man was driving a Ford SUV. When he suddenly crashed into a Flory Shuttle Truk after his vehicle swerved into the southbound lane.
Furthermore, the California Highway Patrol said the front of the SUV struck part of the front end of the Flory.
The Flory driver, Ampelio Padilla, incurred moderate injuries. Rescuers took him to Memorial Medical Center.
The 36-year-old man from Modesto remained unidentified.
CHP said it’s unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash. Though, they believe speed played a part in the incident.
Sweet Lawyers extends our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. We also wish Ampelio Padilla a speedy recovery.
What Happens After the Fatal Crash?
While assigning blame is the last thing you would consider doing in a time of a devastating loss. It is important to make sure your family is covered in the face of tragedy. Coincidentally, it is important to recognize that your family loses a member in an accident.
Moreover, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit. In a word, a wrongful death suit allows families to hold parties liable for the irrevocable damages they have caused.
Mark Sweet, an award-winning attorney of Sweet Lawyers wants to let those who are affected know that it is important to have an independent investigation to better protect your rights. Hiring the right firm, who has the resources to spend, can make all the difference between getting justice for a client.
Come to Sweet Lawyers if you or someone you love has been involved in a similar auto accident. 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 7854.