Yolo County, CA – KCRA NBC 3 reports that a car crash on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, on County Road 31 resulted in the loss of at least one life.
Authorities responded to distress calls around 10 AM after a driver entered the wrong lane for reasons yet unknown and collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle. The crash resulted in the death of the occupant of the car traveling in the correct direction.
The identity of the deceased and further specifics of the crash have not been disclosed by CHP at this time. As the investigation unfolds, County Road 31 in the vicinity of County Road 95 will remain closed for an estimated one to two hours, affecting local traffic flow.
Wrongful Death Claims
Following the death of a loved one in an accident like this, family members of the deceased may have grounds to file a wrongful death claim with the insurance provider of the at-fault driver. This can secure compensation to help cover medical bills, burial costs, and even loss of support for dependents of the deceased. However, it is always in the interest of an insurance company to offer as small of a payout as possible if they cannot deny the claim entirely, and this is where the services of a knowledgeable personal injury attorney can prove crucial.