Woman Killed in Single-Car Crash on Interstate Highway 680 in Pacheco Identified


Amber Russell Killed in Pacheco Car Accident on Interstate Highway 680 near Highway 4

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Amber Russell Killed in Pacheco Car Accident on Interstate Highway 680 near Highway 4

Pacheco, California – Amber Russell, 20, of Milpitas has been identified as the woman who was killed Wednesday morning following a Pacheco Car accident on Interstate Highway 680 near Highway 4.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Russell was driving a 2003 Nissan 350z northbound on I-680 when she went out of control of the car and crashed into a concrete center divider.

Following the impact of the crash, the car veered back across all lanes and struck the concrete sound wall.

The incident was reported at around 10:25 a.m. on November 18.

Russell, who was a passenger in the Nissan, was killed in the crash.

The driver, a 22-year-old Milpitas man, was taken to John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek with severe injuries. His name was not disclosed.

No other information about the accident was provided.

The CHP is investigating the accident.

Arin Khodaverdian, CEO and Managing Attorney 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. Swift action by an intelligent and experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

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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. We have numerous other 6-figure settlements within 30 days. While these results are atypical and do not predict future outcomes, justice in these cases helped bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the families.”

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