Finnegan Osbaldeston Died In San Luis Obispo Collision On Highway 1 and Highland Drive
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA (September 14, 2021) – A 17-year-old identified as Finnegan Osbaldeston has tragically died in a car accident near the intersection of Highway 1 and Highland Drive.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the collision took place around 6:45 a.m. A driver ran a red light and crashed into a vehicle carrying Finnegan Osbaldeston.
That car kept going and hit another vehicle. Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim.
Sadly, Finnegan Osbaldeston died due to the severity of his injuries and one woman was taken to the hospital.
Liability In San Luis Obispo Car Accidents
Drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care and obey traffic laws. Drivers that fail to stop at red lights can be found liable for an accident under California Vehicle Code 21453. There are a number of reasons that a driver could potentially run a red light including speeding, distraction or fatigue. It is important that numerous steps are taken after an accident.
- A full investigation should be conducted.
- Eye witnesses should be interviewed.
- Photos of the accident site should be taken.
- Surveillance footage should be sought.
The family of any victim that died in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. In order to win any civil claim plaintiffs will have to demonstrate negligence. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A San Luis Obispo Car Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of Finnegan Osbaldeston. Any person that may have information about what happened should reach out to police. There should be a thorough investigation for the sake of all who have lost so much.
Do you need more information after being involved in a car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get the support and justice that they deserve. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.