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Truck Accident on Graham Hill Rd Kills 1 Near Felton, Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County, CA – According to KSBW, a fatal accident on Sunday night, June 23, 2024, resulted in the death of a 34-year-old man after his truck veered off Graham Hill Road near Felton and rolled over.

The crash occurred at approximately 9:14 PM, just north of Quarry Road. California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials reported that the driver was traveling southbound at an undetermined speed when the truck unexpectedly left the roadway, collided with multiple trees, and ultimately rolled over before coming to a stop.

The driver, identified only as a 34-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not yet been released pending notification of family members.

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation, with officials working to determine if factors such as alcohol or drugs played a role.

Liability in Single-Vehicle Collisions

In certain situations, investigations may uncover that some liability for a single-vehicle collision falls on other drivers nearby or even on unsafe roadway structures. Sorting through these details to help victims and their families secure proper compensation is one of the key services a personal injury attorney offers.

After establishing liability, a personal injury attorney can negotiate with insurance companies on the victim’s behalf. Insurance companies invariably aim to minimize payouts for claims they cannot deny, making legal representation crucial for obtaining fair compensation.

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