Vickie Stevens of Santa Paula Dies in Vehicle Collision on Steckel Drive [Santa Paula, CA]

Vickie Stevens of Santa Paula Dies in Vehicle Collision on Steckel Drive [Santa Paula, CA]

Santa Paula, CA (August 19, 2023) – On Wednesday afternoon, 68-year-old Vickie Stevens of Santa Paula died in a vehicle collision on Steckel Drive.

The fatal collision happened at about 2 p.m. in the area of Harvard Boulevard.

Responding officers located the victim in a wheelchair pinned under the pickup truck. 

Immediately, firefighters and ambulance personnel provided life-saving measures and freed Stevens from under the truck. She was then taken by ambulance to Ventura County Medical Center.

However, Vickie Stevens succumbed to her injuries.

Officers said Stevens was northbound on Steckel Drive and was crossing Harvard Boulevard before the collision happened.

At the same time, a 31-year-old Santa Paula man was westbound on Harvard Boulevard. As he turned right onto Stecke Drive, he reportedly struck Stevens. The victim was trapped and dragged under the truck.

Moreover, the authorities arrested the driver on suspicion of felony DUI causing great bodily injury. Officers said that with the victim’s death, additional charges are pending after further investigation and after lab results from toxicology tests arrive.


We at Sweet Lawyers extend our condolences to the loved ones of Vickie Stevens. May the bereaved find peace in this time of sorrow.


Vickie Stevens Dies in Harvard Boulevard Traffic Accident

We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one is devastating.

The pain gets worse if you still have to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. When this happens, you need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.

The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred because of the untimely death.

However, it is better to understand that in a wrongful death case, there is a time limit for the bereaved to take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It will only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid. Thus, the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.

Also, it is important to know that these time limitations vary from state to state and case to case.

What Should the Bereaved Do?

So, to the bereaved of Vickie Stevens, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.

When you hire us, our attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.

Call our offices right now at (800) 674 7852.

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