Betsy Carver Killed in Head-on Collision

Betsy Carver Killed in Head on Collision

[Palo Cedro, CA] – Betsy Carver Killed in Head-On Accident on Deschutes Road 

Betsy Carver Dies in Palo Cedro Head-On Collision on Deschutes Road 

December 13, 2020 – Betsy Carver, age 56, was killed on Wednesday morning around 7 A.M. Moreover, the woman from Palo Cedro died in a head-on collision on Deschutes Road. 
  
The fatal accident happened on Highway 44 and it involved only two vehicles. 
  
Initially, Ms. Carver was driving a Sedan when for unknown reasons, she swerved into oncoming traffic. Then, her vehicle collided into a pickup truck head-on. 
  
As a result, emergency responders transported her to Mercy Medical Center in Redding, where she was later pronounced dead. 
  
Meanwhile, the male driver of the pick-up truck only sustained minor injuries. 
  
Additionally, authorities will be investigating as to why Ms. Carver swerved into oncoming traffic. 

 
Different Types of Collisions  

Car accidents can happen for many varied reasons.   

There are several dynamics that could influence a vehicle collision.   

Multi-Vehicle Collisions  

This type of collision often involves many different vehicles.   

What is more, this type of collision primarily occurs on a freeway.   

This type of collision will often yield many fatalities.   

Furthermore, with so many vehicles tightly enclosed together, it can be difficult for rescuers to help.   

Additionally, drivers are often hit from the side in these types of collisions.  

Single Car Collisions  

A single car collision involves only 1 car.   

Still, while the vehicle may crash into a pole, tree, or building, innocent people can be at risk of getting hurt.  

This type of collision can lead to property damages.   

Also, there is a good risk of potentially life-threatening injuries.  

Rear-End Collisions  

A rear-end collision happens when a vehicle crashes into another vehicle that is in front of it.   

Subsequently, the collision may be caused due to sudden deceleration of the vehicle in front of you.  

Additionally, the vehicle in the back accelerating faster than the vehicle in front of it is another example.   

A common injury related to rear end collisions, is whiplash.   

As a result, the driver of the vehicle that rear ends the other vehicle is typically held responsible for the collision.   

However, there are exceptions.  

Sideswipe Collisions  

These types of accidents happen when two parallel cars contact each other.   

Also, the amount of damage can depend on the speed and direction of the vehicles.   

Although, the damage may be minimal, this type of accident can cause one of the drivers to lose control of their vehicles.  

Unfortunately, people can get injured from this type of collision as well.  

Head-On Collisions  

A Head-on collision is when two vehicles hit each other with their front ends.   

Also, hood to hood is one of the most intense types of auto collisions.   

Additionally, the result is quite often deadly for at least one of the drivers.  

Side Impact Collisions  

A side impact collision happens when the front of a vehicle smashes into the side of another vehicle.   

These types of collisions have the potential to have fatal outcomes.  

Furthermore, a common term for this type of collision is called a “T-bone.”  

Due to, the shape of the vehicles forming a letter T. 


To the family and friends of Betsy Carver, we at Salkow Law firm cannot begin to imagine what you are going through, and our sincerest condolences go out to you. 


Salkow Law are true advocates that will work with you directly to achieve justice. Insurance companies want to pay as little compensation as they can. They will even try to make your case go away completely. We will fight for you so that does not happen.

Unlike, the law firms you see plastered on billboards and buses, at Salkow Law you will receive a level of personal service long forgotten at the ‘big’ firms. With us you will not be a faceless, nameless case file. We’ll answer any questions you have and make sure you have a full understanding of how the process works.

This is especially true for families that have lost a loved one in an accident. We won’t stop until we’ve gotten you fair compensation to alleviate the financial toll that unexpected devastation brings. 

Call us for a free consultation at (310) 914 – 8484

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