Multi-Car Crash on 16400 Block of West Vanowen Street Killed One Person and Injured Another One
Van Nuys, CA (August 7, 2020) – On Thursday, one person died and another was injured in a multi-car crash on the 16400 block of West Vanowen Street.
The accident happened at about 9:10 p.m. outside of the Van Nuys Airport.
Firefighters pronounced one of the drivers dead at the scene as they take him out of his vehicle. The second driver is in fair condition after getting out of his car, and was taken to a hospital.
Meanwhile, the third driver in the collision left the scene just before authorities arrived.
Authorities are still investigating the possible cause of the accident. They closed Vanowen Street for one block in both directions.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Our thoughts are with you during this time.
Dealing With Untimely Death
In the case of Crash on the 16400 Block of West Vanowen Street, it is crucial that the family of the victim become aware of their rights under the law. This means that there may be a right to file a lawsuit against the person, person’s or company responsible for the loss of their loved one.
Those closest to the victim may have the right to seek compensation for their loss; some common examples include funeral expenses, medical bills, and what is called “loss of consortium.” Loss of consortium generally means the deprivation of future affection and companionship over an untimely death.
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