1 Dead, Ampelio Padilla Injured in Salida Car Accident on Hammett Road
SALIDA, CA (October 12, 2020) – On Friday afternoon, Ampelio Padilla suffered injuries in a fatal crash on Hammett Road in Salida.
The fatal car accident happened at about 1:30 p.m. when the male driver of a 2009 Ford SUV veered into the opposite lane.
He was traveling north on Hammett Road and north of Covert Road when he crashed into a Flory Shuttle Truck. The truck used for harvesting was driving in the opposite direction.
Furthermore, the initial investigation revealed that the Ford’s front crashed into the left front of the Flory.
As of this time, the identity of the deceased remains unknown. Meanwhile, the Flory driver was identified as 48-year-old Ampelio Padilla of Salida.
The authorities said that Padilla suffered moderate injuries. Responders transported him to Memorial Medical Center
Moreover, the authorities haven’t confirmed whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. However, they suspect that speed was a factor, the CHP revealed.
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.
The Aftermath of the Crash on Hammett Road
The aftermath of serious accidents can make everything difficult for a family. Recovering or grieving, while handling legal claims, don’t exactly go hand in hand.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Also, an lawyer’s goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents.
“Insurance companies only protect their interests. Therefore, we’re here to protect those of our clients.”
In the face of a serious accident, it is important to make sure your family is taken care of. If you want strong legal representation to advocate on your behalf, contact Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. Above all, we’re determined to get you the best settlement while you work on healing and recovering. Call us today for a 100% free case evaluation.