[Whitewater, CA] – David Foxworth Killed in Car Crash on Interstate 10
David Foxworth Killed, Five Others Injured in Car Accident on I-10
December 5, 2020 – David Foxworth, age 58, lost his life on Wednesday evening around 5:30 P.M. Moreover, the man from Banning died, while five others were hurt in a car accident on Interstate 10.
Upon arrival, rescue workers found a Chevrolet Suburban on the roadway that had been flipped over.
According to reports, the family was heading east when the left rear tire exploded. As a result, the driver veered the vehicle off to the right of the road.
Initially, Mr. Foxworth lost control of his vehicle as the SUV slid and spun across four lanes. Also, it went through a fence along the south side of the freeway.
Afterward, the car finally came to a halt on Railroad Avenue parallel to Interstate 10.
Responding rescue workers found five other people inside the vehicle. Unfortunately, they all suffered injuries described as minor to moderate.
The occupants of the vehicle included two adults ages 37 and 20. Not to mention, there were three children ages 7, 11, and 15.
Subsequently, everyone was wearing their seatbelts at the time of the accident. Additionally, investigating officials reported that drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the deadly crash.
Also, I-10 traffic was not affected by the crash. However, police are continuing to investigate the fatal accident.
Stay Alert When Driving on the Road
It can be daunting to drive at high speeds along packed interstate highways. Additionally, here are a few safety tips to help prevent car accidents when driving on crowded roads.
It is important to wear your seatbelt.
Still, recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that about 10% of drivers still do not wear seat belts.
Seat belts save lives. Do not forget to wear a seat belt every time a vehicle is in motion.
According to the NHTSA, when a driver takes his or her eyes off the road for just five seconds at 55 miles per hour, it is the equivalent of driving the length of a football field with closed eyes.
It is never a particularly good idea to tailgate and you should always maintain a safe follow distance.
If one driver is tailgating and the car in front suddenly brakes, there will not be enough room for the trailing vehicle to stop. Ultimately, this will cause a crash.
Nowadays drivers are faced with a plethora of distractions. Additionally, easy to surf radio stations, or you could lose focus while talking on the phone as well.
Safety should always come first on congested highways and interstates. Unfortunately, there will always be thoughtless drivers.
3 Safeguards for Interstate Driving
- Do not Be Drunk, Distracted, or Drowsy: Nearly 80 percent of crashes and 65 percent of near crashes in California involve some form of distraction. Subsequently, texting or phone use could be considered a distraction. We cannot say this enough. Put your phone up and evade other distractions while driving. If you feel tired, pull over and rest. Finally, never drink and drive.
- Make Sure to Follow the Posted Speed Limits: Driving aggressively, and speeding are major causes of interstate accidents. Furthermore, follow the posted speed limits and merge as soon as safely possible. This will allow for a smooth flow of traffic.
- Watch for Road Construction: Pay attention to road construction reports before you leave to see if there are any Interstate issues. Additionally, pay closer attention if you absolutely need to travel through road work areas. Follow directions, and slow down for road workers for yours and their safety.
To the family and friends of David Foxworth, 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.
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