Sacramento, CA – James Raymond Fristoe Killed in Accident on West Side Highway (I-5)
Sacramento, CA (June 23, 2020) – A wrong-way accident on Interstate 5 claimed two victims’ lives in the Sacramento area. Just after 12:30 a.m., on June 19, the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an auto collision on Interstate 5, the West Side Highway.
According to reports, 60-year-old James Raymond Fristoe was traveling along the south side of Interstate 5 in a Subaru when his vehicle collided head-on with a Honda just south of the intersection with Powerline Road.
Fristoe and the driver of the Honda, who was identified as a 49-year-old man, both suffered fatal injuries and were declared deceased at the scene. A 56-year-old female passenger in the Honda was seriously injured and rushed to a local hospital for treatment. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of both victims who lost their lives in this accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in California
Each year, motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of more than 3,500 people across the state of California. Although there have been many advancements made to ensure the safety of travelers, we continue to see serious injury accidents where people lose their lives due to the reckless and negligent actions of others. When victims lose their lives in accidents as a result of another driver’s actions, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death lawyer California as soon as possible.
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