Victor Flores Barrera, Danielle Harder Hospitalized in Accident on Carpenter Road and Monte Vista Avenue
STANISLAUS COUNTY, CA (December 23, 2021) – Late Monday night, a Modesto man died in a DUI crash on Carpenter Road and Monte Vista Avenue.
The accident involving a pickup truck and a sedan occurred at the intersection of S. Carpenter Road and W. Monte Vista Avenue. Moreover, it happened several miles south of Modesto, west of Turlock.
At this time, the investigators suspect that the pickup, in which Danielle Harder sat as passenger, failed to yield at the stop sign.
Then, it crashed into the sedan. As a result, the pickup rolled over several times, ejecting its two occupants.
The 32-year-old male pickup driver from Modesto, Russell Bennett, 33, died at the scene. Meanwhile, responders transported a 25-year-old female passenger from Oakdale, Ms. Harder, to the hospital with major injuries.
Also, the authorities suspect that drugs and/or alcohol played a role in the crash.
Meanwhile, the sedan driver, 44-year-old Victor Flores Barrera of Modesto, suffered minor injuries. Even so, responders transported him to the hospital as well.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after a Tragic Loss in a Crash
The loss of a dear one in the crash on Carpenter Road and Monte Vista Avenue is irreversible. Thus, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
Those impacted must recognize they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. This may be the most beneficial step towards recovery.
Filing a 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 the deceased,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you lost someone you love in a similar Stanislaus County 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 futures. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation and want to help make this process as easy as possible. 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.