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Fatal Vacaville Area Auto Accident

On Monday, January 11, 2021, one person was fatally injured during a Vacaville area auto accident. The collision was first reported by officers of California Highway Patrol (CHP), who indicated that the incident involved only one passenger vehicle and took place in the morning in a rural area just outside of the city. The Solano County Sheriff’s Office is reportedly withholding the decedent’s identity pending official family notification.

Wrongful Death Claim: Benefits Beyond Money

If the unthinkable occurs and a beloved member of your family has lost his or her life due to the fault of another party, you may feel conflicted about whether you should take legal action. Some people may feel that initiating a lawsuit following the death of a loved one seems like exploitation of the tragic loss. There are many ways in which a wrongful death claim can help the surviving family beyond any money that may be collected.  Below we will look at some other good reasons to consider filing a wrongful death claim.

Advanced Funeral Planning

Nobody likes to think about their own death. That may be why most of the time, loved ones are left to iron out funeral details.  Preparing in advance for your ultimate demise can make things a lot easier on the family you leave behind.  The knowledge that you have prepared in advance can also offer you some peace of mind.  It is estimated by the National Funeral Directors Association that only around 25% of Americans have discussed their funeral wishes with a loved one.  The following are tips for starting to think about your own funeral. They are also helpful if you find yourself in the position of making final arrangements for a deceased loved one.

Teenager Dies During Vacaville Truck Accident

On Friday, September 11, 2020, one person tragically suffered deadly injuries during a Vacaville truck accident. The Solano County Sheriff’s Department has not yet released the decedent’s name, but have identified him as a 19-year-old resident of Vacaville. California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicated that this was a single-vehicle collision and that the incident remains under investigation.

Labor Day Car Crash in Vacaville Causes Fatal Trauma

On Monday, September 7, 2020, a car crash in Vacaville tragically left one person with fatal injuries. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports that the incident involved multiple vehicles and took place during the very early morning and indicated that two additional individuals suffered injuries during the accident. The Solano County Sheriff’s Department is currently withholding the decedent’s identity pending family notification and the crash remains under CHP investigation.

Solano Authorities Identify Two Killed During Wildfires

On Thursday, August 27, 2020, the Solano County Sheriff’s Department (SCSD) reported the identity of a man who was one of two area residents who tragically lost their lives as a result of the LNU Lightning Complex wildfires. The man was identified as Douglas Mai, an 82-year-old Vacaville resident. The other decedent was identified two days earlier as Leon James Bone, a 64-year-old man and also a Vacaville resident.

Two Alameda Residents Killed During Solano County Crash

Two people lost their lives as the result of a Solano County crash that took place on Monday, June 15, 2020. The two decedents were identified by the Solano County Sheriff’s Office as Michael and Fely Pascua, a 72-year-old and 71-year-old couple from Alameda. The accident happened on Highway 505 north of Vacaville near the Solano/Yolo border. The cause of the crash is still under an active California Highway Patrol (CHP) investigation.

Teenager Killed During Vacaville Auto Crash on Browns Valley Road

On Thursday, June 11, 2020, a local teenager tragically lost his life during a Vacaville auto accident in the area of Browns Valley. The decedent has been identified by Solano County Sheriff’s Office officials as an 18-year-old Vacaville resident. The crash involved two vehicles and, in addition to the decedent, left one other person with injuries. Vacaville Police Department (VPD) officers have reported that the incident is being investigated at this time.

Dixon Man Fatally Injured During Rural Vacaville Crash

On Friday, September 27, 2019, one person lost their life in a collision that took place in a rural location in Vacaville. The man was identified by Solano County authorities as William Stevens, a 51-year-old Dixon man. According to officers of the California Highway Patrol (CHP), this accident involved only a single vehicle and happened in the late evening. The incident is being actively investigated.

Vacaville Resident Killed in Run-Off-Road Accident

A Vacaville man driving a Dodge Ram pickup was found dead after a run-off-road accident on eastbound Interstate 780 west of the East 2nd Street on-ramp. The crash occurred on August 12 in Benicia, according to an incident report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The Solano County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased man as Vacaville resident Anthony Jones, 55. A representative of the CHP Solano office confirmed that the driver ran off the road. Authorities were called at about 8:45 p.m. and discovered Jones lying on the ground. He was pronounced dead at the site of the accident. 

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