Oroville, CA (June 6, 2024) – The California Highway Patrol reported that a pickup truck rear-ended a vehicle on Wednesday afternoon, June 5, resulting in the deaths of two individuals.

According to CHP troopers, the collision occurred at approximately noon on Highway 70 northbound, just before the exit to Montgomery Street in Oroville. Officers say the incident took place when a Ram pickup truck rear-ended a Volkswagen, though the events leading up to the collision remain unknown. Both individuals who were inside the Volkswagen were declared deceased at the site. The driver of the pickup truck sustained minor injuries, though it’s unclear if they were taken to a hospital. The CHP did not specify whether alcohol or narcotics were involved in the accident, but the incident is still being investigated.

Our deepest condolences go out to the deceased victims’ families. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their loved ones in hopes of their full recovery.

Fatal Auto Accidents in California

Car accidents on California’s roads are a common yet tragic reality. With so many people relying on cars for daily travel, it’s easy to forget the dangers that come with driving. This can lead some drivers to make dangerous choices like speeding, driving after drinking or using drugs, not paying attention to the road, or engaging in other risky behaviors.

Throughout the United States, car crashes lead to millions of injuries and thousands of deaths every year, and California is no stranger to these grim numbers. If you or someone close to you has been affected by a car accident, the Law Offices of J.G. Winter are here to help. We understand the pain and turmoil you and your family are going through after such a devastating event.

Our main aim is to make the recovery process as smooth as possible for you after a serious accident. We recognize that no amount of money can replace a loved one, but we also know how important it is to seek justice for their loss due to someone else’s careless actions. By reaching out to our Oroville wrongful death attorneys at 844-705-0431 for a free consultation, you’re taking a step toward getting the compensation and justice you deserve. We’re here to support you and your family, and we will stop at nothing to fight for your rights during this challenging time.

Note: The information in this publication is sourced from secondary materials such as news reports, blogs, police records, and eyewitness accounts. J.G. Winter Law has not independently confirmed these details. If you find inaccuracies or wish for the story to be removed, please contact us. We will quickly respond by correcting or removing the content as needed.

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