Daniel Bruno ID’d as Driver Killed in Red Bluff Car Accident on Paskenta Road near Rancho Tehama Road
Red Bluff, California (June 4, 2020) - The Tehama County Coroners Office has identified Daniel Bruno, 26, from Elk Grove as the driver who was killed along with his passenger in a two-vehicle accident on Monday afternoon in Red Bluff.
The accident happened on Paskenta Road, just south of Rancho Tehama Road, at about 4:27 p.m., on June 1.
The CHP said a Honda Civic, driven by Bruno, was traveling southbound on Paskenta Road at a high rate of speed when it lost control while trying to negotiate a turn, causing it to drift into the pathway of a northbound 2003 Ford E250 utility van.
The Honda, which was reported stolen from a residence on Humboldt Drive in Rancho Tehama, was broadsided by the van on the passenger side.
Bruno and his passenger, Emily Henz, 13, also from Elk Grove, were declared dead at the crash site.
The Ford driver fled the scene in a white Honda that was occupied by a driver and one passenger. A witness told the police.
The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the collision is asked to call the CHP Red Bluff Office at 527-2034.
According to Arin Khodaverdian, the Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group, a separate investigation by an experienced attorney is necessary to clearly uncover the circumstances surrounding the collision. “An attorney will also help the victim to navigate all the legal processes in pursuit of fair compensation and justice. Car accident claims are rarely straightforward, and, regardless of the circumstances involved, liable insurance companies will often do everything possible to limit their out-of-pocket expenses by either devaluing or outright denying your claim. It is crucial, therefore, that you have an experienced attorney on your side,” said Arin.
Nobody is ever prepared for an accident. However, knowing what to do in case you are involved in the accident is very crucial. The following steps will help you ensure your safety and the safety of others.
- Stay at the scene and don’t panic.
- Check for injuries and immediately call for an ambulance if anyone is hurt.
- Notify the police even if no one is injured. The police will examine the scene and document the accident. At this point, it is important to record accurate information. You can later request a police report.
- If the accident is minor, it is advisable to move the vehicles to the shoulder and turn on your vehicle's hazard lights to ensure the safety of other motorists.
- Gather information about the other drivers involved in the accident. Also, talk to witnesses and get their information.
- If possible, take photos of the damage to your car and the surrounding area.
- Do not admit fault or discuss the accident with anyone. Do not sign any papers unless requested by the police.
- Do not leave the accident scene until the police have left.
After leaving the accident scene,
- Contact your insurance company as soon as possible.
- Get a copy of the accident report from the police.
- Get a property damage valuation.
- If you were injured in the accident, keep detailed notes of your injuries and track your medical treatment.
- Contact a reputable personal injury attorney to protect your rights.
- Seek legal advice before you contact your insurer to discuss your car accident claim and compensation for your personal injuries. A qualified attorney will help you recover the maximum amount of damages.