Rene Menjivar Killed in Truck Accident on Highway 1 near Black Road in Orcutt

Rene Menjivar Killed in Orcutt Car Crash on Highway 1 near Black Road


Santa Maria, California (October 8, 2019) – The authorities have disclosed the identity of a man who was killed in a collision involving a tractor-trailer in Orcutt last week Friday, October 4.

According to a local news source, the accident happened at about noon on Highway 1 near Black Road in front of Rancho Maria Golf Club.

52-year-old Rene Menjivar was driving a big rig loaded with celery when he collided with a Toyota Avalon for unknown reasons.

The big rig veered off the roadway after the collision and overturned.

A Volkswagen which was also involved in the crash overturned onto its roof after the collision.

Menjivar sustained fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Toyota, 66-year-old Alan Bruce Durham, was unhurt.

None of the occupants of the Volkswagen was injured in the accident.

No other information was provided.

An investigation to determine the cause of the accident is underway.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.