Chevrolet pickup truck with driver Mark Daly was traveling E on Highway 18. It crossed over the centerline and hit Ford F150 pickup truck with driver Shawn Smith. Both drivers didn't survive the crash.
As Oregon personal injury attorneys, The Herron Law Firm is all too familiar with fatal car accidents that are caused by some type of distracted driving. We do not yet know why the driver of the Chevrolet crossed over the center line and caused a fatal car accident. But something took the driver’s attention from the road for a few seconds, leading to a tragedy.
Consider these sobering statistics about distracted driving:
Experts say there are three types of distracted driving:
* In the above accident, both drivers are deceased. But the surviving family of the second driver could file a wrongful death lawsuit against the estate of the negligent driver, especially if a cell phone was a cause of the accident.
Hurt in a car accident caused by a distracted driver? The Herron Law Firm will hold the driver to account in court. Call us now for a Free Consultation. Need to text? Text 503-367-0829 - 24/7
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