Two Declared Dead in Stolen Car Crash on Palm Avenue [Lodi, CA]
2 Killed after Stolen Vehicle Pursuit Ends in Crash Near California Street
LODI, CA (May 11, 2023) – Early Monday morning, two people were killed in a crash involving a stolen car on Palm Avenue.
Shortly before 1:00 a.m., officers received a call on Palm Avenue and California Street about two suspicious individuals carrying flashlights.
Afterward, authorities spotted two white vehicles leaving the area and attempted to pull over one of the vehicles.
Reports said a pursuit followed after the vehicles sped off in different directions. Subsequently, the chase was called off by the officers.
After a short while, police received reports of a crash at Peterson Park where they located one of the vehicles in pursuit. The vehicle had crashed into a tree.
Responding paramedics extricated two occupants inside the vehicle. However, despite the life-saving efforts of the medics, both people died at the scene.
The identity of the two deceased occupants has not been released to the public.
At this time, officials are still working to determine the location of the second vehicle involved in the chase.
Lodi Officials are asking anyone with additional information about the second stolen vehicle or the suspects involved to contact them as soon as possible.
The Sweet James team sends our sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the victims. Our thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.
It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a car crash. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, we know what it takes to help you win your case. Our team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but we can help you seek justice and compensation. Call us at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.
Free Police Report
If you or your family are involved or affected by this accident and would like the official Police Report of this incident, Sweet James may be able to help.
By clicking the "Get help now" button, you consent for Sweet James LLP, its service provider(s) & affiliates to use automated technology, including calls, texts, and prerecorded messages to contact you at the number and email provided. I understand I am not required to sign or agree to this as a condition of services. Clicking the button "Get help now" below constitutes your electronic signature and certifies the information provided is yours.
In The Media
Providing Legal Commentary On Radio Stations Across The Country
Sweet James is a trusted legal expert who serves as a regular guest on major radio stations across the country, providing legal commentary on trending cases.