Ashlie Resendes Injured in Fatal Rollover Collision in Merced
Merced, CA (June 23, 2022) – On Wednesday, Heintz Guth, 85, of Merced, and Ashlie Resendes, 22, of Fresno, sustained injuries in a fatal collision on Ashby Road.
The authorities responded to the traffic incident at about 12:35 p.m. on Cooper Avenue.
According to the investigators, Resendes was driving a westbound vehicle at an unknown speed and attempted to turn right onto Cooper Avenue.
However, while she was attempting to make the turn, her vehicle crashed with a 2019 Volkswagen driven by Guth.
Officers say the Volkswagen was stopped at a stop sign on Cooper Avenue facing south toward Ashby Road when the collision took place.
The Volkswagen overturned killing the 75-year-old Merced woman sitting on the front seat at the scene.
Moreover, the paramedics rushed Heintz Guth and Ashlie Resendes to Mercy Medical Center with minor injuries.
Officers say drugs nor alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the rollover collision in Merced.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our sympathies to the loved ones of the deceased in the collision on Ashby Road. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
What Is a Wrongful Death Claim?
Following the fatal rollover collision in Merced, it is important to make sure you are legally covered so you can grieve in peace.
That is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are related to or depend financially on the person who died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership)
- Children of the deceased
- Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased
- Personal representatives
So, to the bereaved of the person who died in the collision on Ashby Road, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.