Jose E. Romero, 50, killed, after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 160 near Courtland.

Modified Date: 
Fri, 12/05/2014 - 7:02pm
Accident Date: 
Monday, April 14, 2014

Man dies in car accident in rural Sacramento Co.

A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash that closed down Highway 160 in Sacramento County Tuesday night.
A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash that closed down Highway 160 in Sacramento County Tuesday night. According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened just before 10 p.m. Tuesday in a rural part of Sacramento County near the town of Courtland. One of the vehicles ended up in an orchard off the highway near Randall Island just before Lampert Road. According to the Sacramento Coroner’s website, the person who died in the accident was 50-year-old Jose E. Romero of Sacramento. Investigators with the CHP believe one of the cars involved in the crash attempted to pass another car, slamming into oncoming traffic.   How can a lawyer help with an auto accident claim? First, having a lawyer on your side levels the playing field.  The person who caused the accident is required to immediately turn the case over to his or her insurance company.  The insurance company uses adjusters and lawyers who are specifically trained to deny or reduce your claim.  This may include denying compensation to family members who are entitled to receive benefits for loss of companionship. Learn more here about what a lawyer does in auto accident cases.  
Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Jose E. Romero
Roadway: 
Highway 160

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