You're Safe
With Drake

San Francisco Office
50 California St. 15th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
(844) 51-DRAKE

Get a Free Injury Consultation Today
Call 844-513-7253

For Faster Assistance, Call Us 24/7
Current Call Wait Time: Under 5 Seconds
Average Form Response Time: Under 30 Minutes
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Call Us Now
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

Police: 1 dead in Woodland wreck after teen steals family SUV, collides with 2 vehicles

April 9th, 2023

WOODLAND, Calif. —The Woodland Police Department said a woman died in a crash on Saturday caused by a teen driver in a stolen vehicle attempting to evade police.

"An officer was working in the area, when he observed a vehicle driving erratically," said Sgt. Victoria Danzl, of the Woodland Police.

Danzl said the officer attempted to stop the vehicle, but that the driver — identified by police as a 13-year-old — took off, driving erratically, which began a brief pursuit.

Danzl said the driver was traveling northbound on College Street when he entered the intersection around 4:27 p.m.

At least 10 people were injured and transported to the hospital. The extent of those injuries was still being assessed late Saturday, Woodland police said.

Police told KCRA 3's Lee Anne Denyer, in all, three minors were hurt, including a 3-year-old who was transported by air for care.

Early Sunday morning Woodland Police posted an update on Facebook that said the 13-year-old driver was taken into custody for vehicular manslaughter with negligence and evading causing injuries.

The charges against the driver are considered felonies and Woodland police said that the driver will be booked into Yolo County Juvenile Hall after receiving medical treatment.

The intersection remained closed late Saturday night as CHP investigators continued to process the scene.

Read More

Millions Recovered for Auto Accident Victims

Drake Law Firm is an award-winning law firm that focuses exclusively on personal injury law. 

Backed by a team of attorneys, paralegals, and support staff with over 100 years of combined experience, we have excelled in fighting for auto accident victims, and have recovered more than $150 million in compensation for our clients.

Drake Law Firm: Provide Auto Accident Results

Founded by Attorney Benjamin Drake, Drake Law Firm has secured notable verdicts and settlements in motor vehicle accident cases across the state of California. 

Our recent auto accident results:

  • $2.5 million: driver T-boned in an intersection accident
  • $735,000 recovery: motorist side swiped by negligent driver
  • $1 million: victim of rear-end accident
  • $2.65 million: pedestrian hit by vehicle
  • $1.23 million: motorcycle rider struck by vehicle

We fight for the maximum compensation possible. To discuss your potential auto accident lawsuit and how much it may be worth, contact us to speak with a personal injury lawyer.

We Handle All Types of Auto Accidents

Drake Law Firm represents victims who suffer losses in all types of motor vehicle accidents. Whatever your accident may involve, Drake Law Firm has the experience you need. We can help with:

  • Drunk driving accidents
  • Ride-share accidents (Uber / Lyft)
  • Crashes caused by negligent or distracted drivers
  • Multi-vehicle accidents, rear-end collisions, and intersection accidents
  • Pedestrian, bicyclist, and motorcycle wrecks
  • Uninsured and underinsured motorist (UM / UIM) claims
  • Passenger injuries, including public transit and bus accidents
  • Auto defects and product liability claims
  • Construction or worksite auto accidents
Team picture

Contact Drake Law Firm for your free initial consultation

Contact Drake Law Firm so I can answer any questions you may have and let you know what I can do to help. If you’re unable to visit our firm, we can come to your home or hospital room.

Get a Free Injury Consultation Today
Call 844-51-DRAKE

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Call Us Now
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.