Folsom Fatal Head-On Crash

Folsom Fatal Head-On Crash

Folsom Fatal Head-On Crash

Folsom Fatal Head-On Crash

I’m Ed Smith, a Folsom Personal Injury Lawyer. A 911 call came in at approximately 5:09 am about a fatal head-on crash. The accident involved three vehicles on a road located south of the Highway 50 in Folsom on September 15, 2016.

What Happened?

A motorist of a blue sedan was traveling northbound on Scott Road. For unknown causes, the driver of the blue sedan swerved over the median and onto the northbound lane. The blue sedan clipped the side of the third vehicle involved in the accident. The blue sedan then came into contact with an oncoming black truck approaching from the northbound direction.

Folsom Fatal Head-On Crash Aftermath

The blue sedan and the black truck sustained major body damages due to the impact. The driver of the third vehicle involved in the crash gave a statement to authorities and was able to drive their vehicle off the scene. The motorist of the black truck was taken to the hospital to be treated for severe injuries. Sadly, the driver of the blue sedan passed away as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash.

Folsom Police Department Report

Authorities from the Folsom Police Department had to shut down Scott Road located between White Road Road and Highway 50 due to the fatal accident. Crews on the scene were directing traffic to commute via Prairie City Road. The identities of the occupants in the vehicles have not been released by police or the Sacramento Coroner’s Office.

Folsom Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Lawyer

I’m Ed Smith, a Folsom Personal Injury Attorney. If you or a loved one has sustained major injuries or has passed away in an accident, please contact me at (916) 921-6400 for free, friendly advice. I can also be reached toll-free at (800) 404-5400 for free, friendly advice.

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