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Woodland, CA – One Person Killed in Fatal Accident on 5 Freeway

fatal accidentWoodland, CA (October 1, 2018) – In Woodland, one person was killed in a fatal accident on the 5 Freeway. The accident happened on Thursday, September 27 around 4 p.m.

The one person who lost his life in this serious accident was identified as Alfred Perales Castellanos. The 57-year-old victim was driving on the 5 Freeway at the time of the accident just north of County Road 102. 36-year-old Robert Snow had been traveling behind three vehicles that were stopped when he failed to slow, stop, or turn his vehicle in time. This caused him to slam into another vehicle, which forced him into a Ford Fiesta and a Cadillac.

Castellanos was in the Ford Edge at the time and was pronounced dead at the scene. The occupant of the Cadillac was identified as 58-year-old Elizabeth Karns, who allegedly took off and was later arrested for DUI.

The accident is still being investigated at this time.

Woodland Fatal Accident

When somebody fails to stop in time and causes a serious accident, they have acted in a negligent way. The law might find that they were distracted at the time, driving drunk, or they might have been speeding. Because of this, you as a family member of a loved one might be able to bring a claim on their behalf.

If you have lost somebody close to you in an accident, we want to extend our condolences to you at this time and let you know that you are not alone. You might be eligible to bring something known as a wrongful death claim, which will help you compensate on behalf of a loved one for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, and more.

At the Los Angeles Injury Group, one of the most important things to us is working with you to determine liability in your accident case and retaining your right to compensation. We want to help you every step of the way. Call us for more information on how we can help in your time of need at 800-395-8343.

 

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