16-Year-Old Girl and 73-Year-Old Woman Killed in a Single-Car Crash on I-5 Freeway South of Highway 12 in Stockton

16-Year-Old Girl and 73-Year-Old Woman Killed in a Single-Car Crash on I-5 Freeway South of Highway 12 in Stockton

ON July 11, 2017

Van overturns and strikes center divider on Interstate 5

According to Fox 40, on Thursday afternoon, a 39-year-old woman driving a 2006 Chrysler Town and Country van crashed into the center divider on the Interstate 5 south of Highway 12, killing 2 of the 4 passengers in the van. 

Per the article, investigators says the woman in the van was driving at 70 miles per hour when the accident happened around 2:05 p.m.  For reasons unknown, the van lost control while attempting to change lanes.  The vehicle lost control and overturned in the fast lane, colliding with the center divider.

There were a total of four passengers in the van, according to the article.  Officials stated that a 16-year-old girl and a 73-year-old woman died at the scene, although their names were not mentioned in the news release.

Currently, this accident is still under investigation. Further details will be updated as they are available as authorities work to determine the cause of the accident.  It remains unknown at this time whether or not drugs or alcohol were a factor in the car accident.

We at The May Firm extend our condolences to those affected by the accident.

If you or a loved one has suffered a loss at the hands of a negligent driver in a car accident, you may be entitled to a wrongful death lawsuit.  Contact an experienced attorney from The May Firm today to see how our family can help yours.  Call us today at 1-844-MAYFIRM for a free consultation.