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Fatal Car Accident Kills Man, Injures Several Others

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Sandy Blake Roberts, 21, was killed in a February 27, 2010 car accident after the vehicle in which he was a passenger crossed over to opposing lanes of traffic and crashed head-on into a pickup truck. The San Luis Obispo Tribune reports that the accident occurred on the Highway 46 east of San Luis Obispo almost near the Kern County border.

Nicole C. Deane, 20, was driving a Chrysler Sebring when she passed another vehicle at a high rate of speed and then lost control of her car. She crossed the center divide and struck a Silverado bearing Manuel Mosqueda, 55, Maria Mosqueda, 54, Luis Carlos Mosqueda, 28 (the driver) and 30-year-old Karla E. Reyes. Everyone in the Silverado sustained moderate injuries. Roberts’ injuries proved fatal and Deane was hospitalized with major injuries.

It is indeed a relief that the Mosquedas and Reyes did not sustain catastrophic injuries given the speed and intensity of the crash. I offer my heartfelt condolences to everyone who knew and loved Roberts. Please keep them in your prayers.

Fault and Liability Issues

If the details of this news report are accurate, it appears that Deane’s speed was a factor in the fatal car accident. If Deane is found to be at fault for this crash, she could be held liable for the accident, injuries and damages. Where negligence or wrongdoing is involved, families of deceased car accident victims can seek compensation to cover funeral expenses, lost future earnings, loss of love and companionship, and other related damages.

A reputed California personal injury lawyer, will be able to guide victims and their families through important legal issues and ensure that the negligent parties are held liable. A knowledgeable car accident lawyer will also advise victims and their families about how their car insurance policy applies to an accident involving an uninsured or underinsured motorist.

The Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys is not representing any of the parties mentioned in this article at the time the article was posted. Our information source is cited in the article. If you were involved in this incident or a similar incident and have questions as to your rights and options, call us or another reputable law firm. Do not act solely upon the information provided herein. Get a consultation. The best law firms will provide a free consultation. We provide a free, confidential consultation to not at fault persons named in this article. The free consultation offer extends to family members as well.

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