Martinez, CA – One Person Dead After Fatal Collision on Cummings Skyway
Martinez, CA (January 5, 2019) – On Tuesday, one person lost their life in a fatal collision that police say took place on the Cummings Skyway. Police have since identified the individual who lost his life as 57-year-old Edward Garner of Rodeo.
At the time, Garner had been driving a Nissan Xterra on the Cummings Skyway around 10:45 a.m. when a vehicle suddenly drifted over the center line. Police are still not sure what caused the sedan to pass the line, but it collided head-on into Garner’s Nissan.
The impact was so forceful that Garner was killed at the scene of the accident. The driver of the sedan that struck him also received a variety of significant injuries and was taken to the hospital. Their name has not yet been released.
A further investigation into the accident takes place at this time.
Fatal Accidents in California
Every day, fatal accidents take place on California roads due to the negligence of others. We would like to take this time to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Edward Garner, whose life was taken too soon in a preventable accident. Police will continue their investigation into this accident and determine what you can do moving forward. Our experienced wrongful death attorneys are here for those in need during one of the most difficult times in their lives.
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