1 Dead in Lafayette Auto Accident on Highway 24 near Pleasant Hill Road
LAFAYETTE, CA (October 28, 2020) – Monday afternoon, a person died in a crash on Highway 24 near Pleasant Hill Road in Lafayette.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident occurred at around 4:38 p.m. It happened on westbound state Highway 24 near Pleasant Hill Road.
Reports revealed that a 57-year-old man driving a 2017 GMC Sierra veered off the road. Then, his vehicle went into a dirt embankment and crashed into a metal pole.
When the responders arrived, they pronounced the driver dead at the scene.
The crash is under investigation.
We understand that losing a loved one is never easy. Our law firm would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to those mourning the heartbreaking loss of the victims who passed in the auto accident on Highway 24.
What Follows the Fatal Crash
It is clear now more than ever that one person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other individuals. This is quite common in accidents that result in death. Therefore, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit.
Indeed, a wrongful death suit forces liable parties to become accountable for their actions.
“The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork. Even questions from insurance companies and obtaining police reports can be stressful,” says Mark Sweet, an attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Turning to an experienced attorney can provide you with peace of mind. By hiring representation, you will also have someone make sure that your rights are respected and that justice will be served.
Losing a loved one can be distressing for your family and those involved, to say the least. You may have a chance to obtain justice and the means needed to cover unexpected monetary, physical, and emotional damages. With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our lawyers are here to guide you during your legal battle. We will help you acquire the justice and compensation needed to cover any financial hardships. Sweet Lawyers are no stranger to wrongful death cases. For a free case evaluation, call (800) 674 7852.