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Bay Area high school student killed in crash, five others injured
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Bay Area high school student killed in crash, five others injured

On Behalf of | Aug 31, 2021 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

A stretch of Del Valle Road in unincorporated Livermore was the scene of a fatal crash late Friday night.

Authorities responded to an accident report in the area and found a pickup truck resting 200 feet down an embankment.

Six people were involved in the crash – all juveniles. One of the passengers was trapped in the vehicle and required extraction after the scene was stabilized.

Two passengers were airlifted to a nearby hospital and four were transported via ambulance. One passenger, a 15 -year-old boy, would die from his injuries.

Police are unsure what caused the accident, and an investigation remains underway.

The injured have rights

After suffering a serious injury, it’s easy to feel alone. In addition to the debilitating physical pain and recovery, you may also be facing medical debt, job loss, and mental trauma.

Although the obstacles may seem insurmountable, it’s important to know that victims have rights. If your injuries were caused by negligence or wrongdoing, you can file a lawsuit against those responsible. A successful suit may result in a significant financial award.

The first step is contacting an experienced personal injury attorney. They can evaluate your case in light of the relevant law and craft a legal strategy around your unique objectives. Additionally, they appreciate the circumstances facing their client, offering candid advice and an empathetic voice throughout the process.

Bay Area residents shouldn’t hesitate to get started. If cost is a concern, many lawyers offer a free initial consultation at no out-of-pocket cost to the client.