Modesto DUI Crash Kills 58-Year-Old Mike Vargas Sr
Modesto, CA (June 29, 2022) – On Sunday, Mike Vargas Sr, a 58-year-old Modesto man, sustained fatal injuries in an Escalon-Bellota Road motorcycle crash.
The fatal collision took place after 3 p.m. north of Gawne Road in San Joaquin County.
Vargas Sr was southbound on Escalon-Bellota Road when a northbound Tesla swerved into his lane.
As a result, the vehicles collided head-on. Escalon-Bellota Road was ejected from his motorcycle and died at the scene.
Investigating officers say drugs and alcohol were factors in the fatal crash. The paramedics treated the driver of the Tesla, a 35-year-old San Francisco man, for minor injuries. Then, they booked him into jail.
Moreover, here is a GoFundMe page for his funeral expenses.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our sympathies to the loved ones of Mike Vargas Sr. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
How Can a Wrongful Death Claim Help?
Following a Modesto DUI crash, 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 Mike Vargas Sr, 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.