1 Dead in Thornton Auto Accident near New Hope Road and W New Hope Road
THORNTON, CA (February 6, 2024) – Sunday morning, a brutal single-vehicle crash near New Hope Road and W New Hope Road killed 1 person.
The incident happened at about 1:11 a.m. near the intersection of New Hope Road and West New Hope Road, about 25 miles south of Sacramento and close to Interstate 5.
According to reports, a vehicle traveled east on New Hope Road at speeds between 50 and 55 miles per hour. Then, it failed to complete a turn and went off the road, hitting a tree.
The impact killed one of the rear passengers who failed to wear a seatbelt, a 48-year-old woman.
Meanwhile, the driver suffered major injuries and two other passengers had minor injuries. Responders transported them to UC Davis Medical Center.
Moreover, CHP confirmed that alcohol impairment played a role in the crash and the driver was arrested.
At this time, the circumstances that led to the crash remained unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be notified.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after Brutal Single-Vehicle Crash near New Hope Road and W New Hope Road
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 victim 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 toward 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.