1 Killed in Atascadero Traffic Accident on Highway 41 and Old Morro Road
ATASCADERO, CA (October 9, 2022) – Saturday afternoon, a person died and another sustained injuries following a head-on crash on Highway 41 and Old Morro Road.
The collision happened at around 11:45 a.m. on Highway 41 and Old Morro Road.
According to the Atascadero Police, a westbound vehicle veered across the double yellow lane and collided with an eastbound vehicle. Then, a third vehicle swerved off the roadway to avoid the collision and struck a telephone pole in the process.
Moreover, responders pronounced the driver of the first vehicle, dead at the scene. Then, paramedics transported the driver of the second vehicle to Sierra Vista Hospital with major injuries. Also, the driver of the third vehicle was not hurt in the incident.
Reports revealed that the collision closed Highway 41 at San Gabriel and Los Altos. All lanes have long since reopened.
Meanwhile, the fatal crash remained under investigation.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Dealing with The Loss after the Crash in Atascadero
Assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in a time of devastating loss. Then, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step toward closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Nothing can bring back those dearly departed. Thus, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate. Meanwhile, we determine the ideal approach to getting you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll the loss of a loved one has brought will be covered by us. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.