Xiangping Zhang, Edward Zhang, Ling Yang, Hospitalized in Del Norte County Crash
Del Norte County, CA (August 08, 2021) – On August 06, 56-year-old Xiangping Zhang, 48-year-old Ling Yang, and 12-year-old Edward Zhang, all from Irvine, were injured in a fatal crash on US 101.
It was about 1:45 p.m. when the accident happened on freeway’s northbound, north of mile post marker.
A 1997 Ford Explorer driver lost control of his vehicle and allowed it to travel over the double yellow line.
As a result, the vehicle crashed head-on with Zhang on a southbound 2017 Acura MDX.
Unfortunately, the Ford driver lost his life on the accident scene.
Right away, rescuers transported Zhang, Yang, and E. Zhang. to Sutter Coast Hospital by Del Norte Ambulance.
Meanwhile, the authorities do not consider alcohol and/or drugs to be a factors of the accident. Officers are still investigating the fatal crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers know how painful it is losing a loved one in a traffic crash. Our thoughts are with the deceased’s loved ones in this painful time. Also, we wish Xiangping Zhang, Edward Zhang, and Ling Yang, a speedy recovery from injuries.
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