Double Fatality Wrong Way Crash

Double Fatality Wrong Way Crash

Midtown Wrong Way Crash

Double Fatality Wrong Way Crash

I’m Ed Smith, a Marysville-Yuba City auto accident attorney. One of the most catastrophic and deadly types of accidents I see in my office are those involving wrong way drivers. Sadly, two Yuba City men passed away in a wrong way crash over the weekend along Highway 99 in the vicinity of Elverta Road.

What happened?

According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a double fatality wrong way crash took place around 10:50 p.m. on Sunday, August 28, 2016. CHP Officer C. Hertzell indicated the traffic collision was between a Toyota Land Cruiser and a Honda Accord.

Victims in Honda Were Killed

The Honda was headed northbound in the southbound lanes of travel along Highway 99 just south of Elverta Road when the two cars collided. Unfortunately, the two occupants inside of the Honda Accord passed away as a result of their injuries.

Double Fatality Wrong Crash Victims Identified

Authorities from the Sacramento County Coroner has identified the victims as Eudoxio M. Contreras, 25 and Jose L. Guzman, 21, both of Yuba City.

Other Driver Suffered Non-Life Threatening Injuries

The man driving the Toyota Land Cruiser was taken to the hospital for injuries described as non life-threatening.

Yuba City Auto Accident Attorney

I’m Ed Smith, a Marysville-Yuba City auto accident attorney. If you or a loved one has been seriously hurt or has passed away in a traffic collision due to someone else’s negligence, please give me a call right away at (916) 921-6400 or toll-free at (800) 404-5400 for free, friendly advice.

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