Santa Paula Man Killed in Ventura County Head-on Collision
Saticoy, CA (February 06, 2021) On Friday, 62-year-old Erik Shaw of Santa Paula died in a head-on crash on Foothill Road, east of N. Saticoy Avenue.
Moreover, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD) responded to the crash at around 1:37 pm.
According to the CHP, the Santa Paula man was driving east on Foothill Road in a 1992 Chevrolet Silverado.
Meanwhile, a 29-year-old man from Wilmington drove a 2008 Toyota Highlander going west.
Apparently, the Toyota veered to the eastbound traffic and collided head-on with the Chevrolet.
Authorities say that the Chevy driver died on the spot, while Toyota driver was seriously injured and was taken to the Ventura County Medical Center.
Currently, the Toyota motorist’s condition is unclear.
CHP is still conducting an investigation to determine the probable cause of the Ventura County crash.
Meanwhile, CHP shut down Foothill Road between Saticoy Avenue and Wells Road for 5 hours for the investigation.
Lastly, authorities are looking for possible witnesses and urge to reach out to Ventura CHP Public Information Officer, Steve Lutzke at 805-662-2640.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our deepest condolences to the bereaved family of Erik Shaw. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
How to Move Forward after a Tragic Loss
It may be in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do following a fatal Ventura County crash.
Filing a claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative generates.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal, while making sure that justice is brought to the deceased,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you lost someone you love in a similar head-on car 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 get through this. With our seasoned attorneys, 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 no-obligation consultation at (800) 674 7854.