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Winnetka, CA (December 11, 2019) – The unidentified male operator of a pickup truck was tragically killed following a collision with a FedEx truck on Wednesday morning, December 11th. The accident was reported at around 6:50 a.m. on Corbin Avenue, in the vicinity of Sherman Way in Winnetka.
Authorities were dispatched to the scene in the 7000 block of Corbin Avenue where the victim was struck while making a U-turn, according to police. The FedEx truck T-boned the side of the pickup. The impact of the collision sent the commercial vehicle into the front yard of a home in the area.
Medical crews arrived at the scene but the driver of the pickup was sadly pronounced deceased moments later. The FedEx driver sustained non-life threatening injuries but no further information was reported. The incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Although almost any collision holds the chance to be fatal, those which involve large trucks are often among the most catastrophic. In 2018, the deaths of around 48 people per 100,000 were recorded as the results of injuries sustained in various car crashes. Unfortunately, fatal motor vehicle accidents in California are extremely common, and protecting your rights as a bereaved family member is of principal importance.
We know that there is generally nothing as challenging as the sudden loss of a loved one. During such a terribly overwhelming time, it is crucial that you immediately obtain proficient representation to protect your rights.
Our accident attorneys at the May Firm will work with you to preserve your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path ahead. If you have been hurt as the result of another person’s actions, please don’t hesitate to call (844) 629-3476 or contact us online to speak with one of our compassionate attorneys today.
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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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