The wrongful death of automobile drivers and passengers on rural roads surrounding Stockton is a common occurrence and is happening more and more often as the population in the area grows. The 19-year-old driver of a 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse, from Fresno, unsuccessfully tried to pass a 2007 Toyota Corolla driven by a, 21-year-old woman, from Elk Grove, in the Farmington / Linden area resulting in the death of an 18-year-old man, of Lodi and sending six
people to area hospitals according to California Highway Patrol reports. The two lane roads and highways that surround Stockton like Farmington Road, Highway 26, Highway 88, Highway 4 and Highway 12 typically have 55 mph speed limits that are rarely observed. Unfortunately, some drivers are willing to take the risk of passing on these two lane roads that typically have very narrow shoulders and telephone polls that are usually very close to the edge of the road. These risk taking drivers can appropriately be held accountable by the civil justice system.
In a wrongful death situation like an automobile accident east of Stockton, it is important for those injured to get reputable, knowledgeable and effective representation. A Stockton automobile attorney or Stockton trial lawyer can make sure that all the wrongdoers who caused the injury can be made to take accountability for their actions. The families effected in this crash should have a Stockton injury lawyer who will make sure they are well cared for as a result of this tragic incident.