Santa Clara Intersection Accident Kills One Driver, Injures Other

Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 31-Aug-2010

A Santa Clara County car accident recently took the life of a 21-year-old Morgan Hill motorist after his vehicle struck a produce truck during an intersection accident. The 41-year-old driver of the truck was taken to Saint Louise Regional Hospital with minor injuries, while a passenger riding with the 21-year-old was also injured, although the severity of his injuries was not made available in the report. According to California Highway Patrol investigators, the 21-year-old driver was traveling at excessive speeds at the time of the crash, which took place at the intersection of Columbet Avenue and East Middle Avenue. Further details about the accident will undoubtedly be uncovered as the investigation carries on.

Tragic accidents are an all too common occurrence on California roads and highways. When motorists choose to drive recklessly, the probability of an accident taking place is greatly increased. For those individuals injured during car crashes, it is important to remember as many details from the crash as possible. All Northern California traffic accidents are thoroughly investigated to determine as accurately as possible the events that led up to a crash.

Injured motorists are entitled to seek compensatory damages from negligent parties who are found to have contributed to their accident. For more information about Santa Clara car accidents and victims’ rights, please contact the personal injury attorneys at Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP. Our experienced Santa Clara car accident attorneys will determine whether or not negligence led to your injuries, and will hold negligent parties accountable for their actions in a court of law. For a free case evaluation, please call (800) 900-0863.

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