High-Speed Crash at Paso Robles Intersection Claims the Life of a Teenager [Paso Robles, CA]

Paso Robles, CA (January 13, 2024): (THE TRIBUNE)- In a tragic event, a teenager was killed in a high-speed crash at the Paso Robles intersection on Thursday evening, January 13. The teenager collided with two other cars after speeding through the intersection, according to the police. 

It has been revealed that the collision happened at 34th and Spring Streets around 5:15 p.m., according to Cmdr. Tom Rehner. When the speeding vehicle hit the other two vehicles it was traveling northbound on Spring Street. The other two vehicles turned onto Spring from 34th Street. 

34th and Spring streets
34th and Spring streets


According to a video posted on Facebook, one vehicle turned left onto the southbound side and one turned left onto the northbound side of Spring Street. It was then, that a black car was seen racing into the frames and colliding with both the cars.

The speed of the vehicle, according to witnesses, was around 50 to 70 mph. Rehner added that the speeding vehicle hit other vehicles before the other drivers could get out of the way.

Rehner said that the speeding driver, aged 17, died at the scene due to severe injuries sustained in the collision. No other passengers or drivers reported injury. The speed of the driver is still being investigated by the Paso Robles Police Department.

The involvement of drugs and alcohol is still under investigation, as investigators are conducting toxicology screenings to find whether these were the factors in the high-speed crash at Pablo Robles intersection.

If you or your loved ones suffered such a devastating loss, speak to our experienced California car accident lawyer.  

Our law firm extends our deepest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim who are mourning the loss of their loved one.

It’s important to have experienced wrongful death lawyers on your side when losing a loved one in a car accident. Call us at 1-888-965-3827 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by phone, text, and online chat.

Note: Our law office relies on external sources for the content of this post. Although we aim for accuracy, we have not independently verified all facts related to this incident. Should you identify any inaccuracies, please notify Text Kevin Accident Attorneys for corrections. Posts will be removed upon request.

Disclaimer: The content of this post is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation for business. The information contained herein is not intended to offer legal or medical advice. If you or someone you care about has been injured in an accident, it is recommended to seek immediate medical assistance. The photo featured in this post was not taken at the actual scene of the accident.

Source: https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/article257331632.html



A Map of 34th and Springs Streets

Kevin Crockett

Kevin Crockett

Kevin Crockett is an award-winning personal injury lawyer who understands the impact an accident can have on someone’s life. That’s why he aggressively fights for each of his clients.

All Posts

More Legal Blogs

A man inspecting a Rear-End Collision. Relevant to determining fault in a rear-end collision.
Car Accident

Who Is at Fault in a Rear-End Collision?

In parking lots, right of way often goes to vehicles in driving lanes, the vehicle on the right, or those moving through lanes. Be cautious even if you have the right of way; other drivers may not stop.

Suggest a Correction