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Tragic Bicycle Accident on Crows Landing Claims Life of Jonathan Ramos, 11, Near Modesto

Stanislaus County, CA – In a heartbreaking incident, an 11-year-old boy, identified as Jonathan Ramos of Ceres, lost his life after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bike near Modesto on Friday evening, June 7, 2024, CBS13 reports.

The fatal collision occurred at approximately 8:30 PM on Crows Landing Road, just south of Highway 99 in the unincorporated area of Stanislaus County. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Ramos was riding his bike southbound on Crows Landing Road when he veered into the northbound lane, directly into the path of an oncoming Acura.

Ramos was thrown from his bike by the impact and sustained critical injuries. Emergency responders rushed him to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto, where, despite their best efforts, he was pronounced dead.

Authorities have confirmed that the driver of the Acura was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the accident. The CHP is continuing its investigation into this tragic event.

Wrongful Death Claims

No amount of money can bring back loved ones lost in a vehicular fatality. However, the emotional toll of such a loss is often compounded by the financial burden that falls on surviving family members.

Filing a Wrongful Death claim with the insurance provider of those who bear even partial liability can provide compensation to help cover medical expenses, burial costs, and the loss of support for the deceased’s dependents.

Insurance companies have a vested interest in minimizing the payouts for claims. Therefore, the expertise of a skilled personal injury attorney is crucial in securing fair compensation and justice for the deceased.

Insurance companies will work to reduce any claim they cannot deny. This is where the help of a knowledgeable personal injury attorney proves invaluable, negotiating on behalf of victims and their families to ensure they receive proper compensation.

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