Ceres Man Killed in Highway 99 Car Crash near Shanks Road in Delhi Identified
Delhi, California (October 13, 2021) – 21-year-old Genaro Uvalle Mendiola has been identified as the Ceres man who was killed in a car accident near Delhi in Merced County early Sunday morning.
According to a report by the California Highway Patrol, the accident on Highway 99 near Shanks Road at about 1:25 a.m. October 10.
Mendiola was driving a 2012 Dodge Ram pickup truck south on Highway 99 when he crashed into a construction barrier.
The vehicle overturned and the man was ejected from the vehicle. He was hit by at least four cars that were traveling north on Highway 99.
The CHP said Mendiola was pronounced dead at the scene.
All the involved drivers stayed at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
Traffic Collisions in California
Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can be a traumatic experience for the victims and their families. According to a report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 1500 traffic crashes were reported in Merced in 2020, claiming the lives of about 50 people. Statistics show that the main cause of most of these auto accidents is human error. This includes dangerous acts such as; distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving, reckless driving, bad weather, wrong-way driving, and failure to observe traffic laws.
When you are involved in a traffic collision, you and your family may be forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical bills, property damages, and maybe funeral services, while also enduring endless mental and emotional suffering.
Although the exact cause of the accident above was not immediately determined, the authorities will continue to gather more information, including witness statements to establish the cause of the accident. However, Pacific Attorney Group’s managing attorney P. Mark Shayani believes that a separate and independent investigation into the crash is equally important. “A car accident attorney will investigate, research, and review every case thoroughly and explain to clients their rights and answer all questions to their satisfaction,” he said.
Victims of traffic accidents have an enforceable right under law to full and fair compensation for the costs and losses they suffer. Whether they receive what the law provides for them or whether they receive any compensation at all depends on how well their attorneys can pursue their claims through the intricacies of the state civil legal processes.
Call a California Auto Accident Attorney
If you have been involved in a traffic accident and got injured, it is important to get in touch with a litigator immediately for guidance. At Pacific Attorney Group, we specialize in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. We assist accident victims and their families to seek justice. Our attorneys will pursue the justice you deserve and will work hard to obtain fair compensation for your losses, injuries, and suffering.
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