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Driver Dead from Car-Tree Collision

On Friday, August 28th evening, a Ford Focus car collided with a tree near Ed Levin County Park in Milpitas, CA. As a result of the crash, the car went up in flames. The initial investigation by California Highway Patrol announced that the car was empty, but it was later discovered that the driver was still inside and had burned to death. 

Can You File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit on a Single-Vehicle Car Crash?

In 2018, California was found to have had the highest fatality rate in single-vehicle crashes compared to other states. Finding your loved ones to be one of those killed each year due to single-vehicle accidents can be a devastating experience. 

Though filing a personal injury claim may not be first in your mind, we advise you to consider the option when circumstances behind the crash show that other factors might contribute to the incident. Car fires, especially, should receive further investigation due to possible vehicle defects. You can receive free legal advice regarding your case by reaching us at (866) 698-2306.

Source: East Bay Times

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