(December 31, 2019) – A man has been arrested after crashing a stolen
pickup truck into a car in Modesto, injuring a woman and a child in it.
According to Modesto Police Department, Dustin Degetaire, 21 of Jamestown, stole a Toyota Tacoma from a home and was driving recklessly when he ran a red light at the intersection of Tuolumne Road and Yosemite Avenue.
The pickup truck then collided with a Volkswagen Passat that occupied by
a 24-year-old woman and three-year-old child.
The woman sustained serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital
while the child was hospitalized with minor injuries.
Degetaire tried to flee the scene but was apprehended by the authorities.
He was treated before being booked into the Stanislaus County on multiple
No other information was provided.
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 is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.