According to the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office, a woman was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 99 in Live Oak Saturday, September 17, 2022.
The deputies said that the crash occurred two-vehicle Saturday on Highway 99 and Ivy Street last month.
Following an investigation into an accident, a woman was detained on suspicion of committing vehicular manslaughter.
According to the authorities, Beatriz C., a brown Toyota Camry driver, was pronounced dead at the accident scene.
Esmeralda P., the driver of a red Jeep, was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.
According to the deputies, detectives discovered that Perez was engaging in reckless driving. It was reported that she traveled at speed over twice as fast as the posted limit when she collided with Curiel’s vehicle.
According to the sheriff’s office, other determining factors and evidence indicate that Perez was driving in a negligent and unlawful manner, as stated in the press release.
There was no evidence that either alcohol or drugs played a role in the collision.
Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
In the United States, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of severe injuries and fatalities. Automobile accidents cause approximately 200,000 deaths or injuries each year.
According to data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there is an automobile collision in the United States every sixty seconds. In the previous year, over 3,300 Californians were killed in car accidents.
Approximately eleven percent of all fatalities in the United States are caused by automobile accidents, according to the National Safety Council (NSC).
Automobile accidents in California resulted in 3,898 deaths and 2,765,000 injuries in 2019. Automobile accidents have caused 23.5% more injuries or deaths since 2013.
A number of factors contribute to this problem, including inoperable vehicles, litter, and distracted or drunk drivers.
Sutter County Car Accident Lawyers
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