According to news sources, a man was killed and another man sent to the hospital in an accident Wednesday on Highway 101 caused when a vehicle clipped another vehicle on the roadway, causing both vehicles to exit the roadway and one of them to overturn multiple times.
A 55-year-old man was driving a Lexus SUV traveling southbound on Highway 101 when his vehicle was clipped by another vehicle traveling on the roadway, the California Highway Patrol said. The incident caused the Lexus to exit the roadway and overturn several times before finally coming to rest on its roof. The driver of the other vehicle, a 65-year-old man, lost control of his vehicle for unknown reasons when it drifted across lanes and clipped the Lexus.
The driver of the SUV was pinned inside the vehicle and reportedly died at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle involved was transported to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact the CHP at 477-4100.
As a Roseville car accident lawyer, I offer my sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. In my line of work, I am familiar with accidents of this tragic nature. I encourage drivers to pay attention to the road at all times. If you or someone you care about has been struck by a car and believe the conditions that caused it were the fault of another party, I encourage you to contact a Roseville personal injury lawyer to help you proceed legally.