Alexandro Sandoval Identified as the Driver Killed in a Solo Crash on Highway 162

The teenage boy killed in a single-vehicle collision on Highway 162 in Covelo, California, has been identified by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office. On Tuesday, October 13th, they disclosed the victim’s name as Alexandro Pulido Sandoval, 17.

The car accident report showed that the Covelo resident’s car crashed into a fence and pole on Saturday, October 10th. The California Highway Patrol said the victim drove a 2017 Ford F-150 pickup truck at high speed on the highway.

Around 10:50 p.m., the vehicle went off the road for unknown reasons, colliding first with an iron fence and then the utility pole. The crash impact ejected Sandoval from the car, and he died at the scene. There is no additional information.

Traveling outside the legal or recommended speed limit is one of the leading causes of crash-related deaths in California. The state operates a Basic Speed Law that provides that a driver must never drive faster than it is safe for current conditions.

Regardless of the posted speed limit, drivers must consider the number and speed of other vehicles on the roadway. Consider whether the road surface is smooth, rough, graveled, wet, dry, wide, or narrow.

Check to see if bicyclists or pedestrians are walking on the road’s edge, and check the weather forecast to see if it would rain, snow, be dusty, or foggy. Most California highways’ speed limit is 65 miles per hour, but drivers can get to 70 mph if it is posted.

Disclaimer: The Accident News article you just read includes information obtained from numerous sources. These sources include, but are not limited to, websites and press releases from law enforcement, the county coroner, fire departments, and other news outlets. While we strive to provide readers with the most accurate information, sometimes the information received is not entirely accurate. For complete details, please refer to an official police report.

The articles published contain sensitive subject matter that may be hard to read by some. We understand that losing a loved one is hard and devastating. Accident News’s decision to share the stories is to help others who may be facing the same situations by providing appropriate resources to the general public.

Please follow and like us:
Visit Us
Follow Me
Previous Aaron Reed and Tazia Crite Identified as the Fatal Victims of a Car Collision on Interstate 57
Next Hit-and-Run Driver, Brandon Barron, Arrested by Vacaville Police After Fleeing Crash Scene

No Comment

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *