Woman Killed, Janice Tate Injured in Auburn Car Crash Highway 49 near Joeger Road

Janice Tate Injured in 2-Car Accident on Highway 49 near Joeger Road in Auburn


Auburn, California (January 11, 2020) – A woman was killed in a two-vehicle collision in Auburn on Friday morning.

The accident happened at about 9 a.m. January 10, on Highway 49 near Joeger Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Janice Tate, 78 of Auburn, was driving a 2017 Kia Sportage SUV northbound on Highway 49 when it collided a Honda that pulled onto the Roadway.

The SUV overturned onto its roof after the collision.

Both drivers were trapped in the vehicles after the collision and had to be extricated by the authorities.

Tate was sustained minor injuries in the accident and was rushed to Sutter Roseville Medical Center.

The 68-year-old Auburn woman who was driving the second car succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment at a local hospital.

No other information was provided.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

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.