Bicyclist Dies in Eureka Accident on Broadway Street
EUREKA, CA (October 3, 2020) – Thursday night, a person died in a bicycle crash on Broadway Street and Hawthorne Street in Eureka.
The fatal crash occurred just after 11:00 p.m.
Moreover, the Eureka Police revealed that the crash involved a bicycle rider and a pickup truck. Also, the incident took place on Broadway Street, just south of West Hawthorne Street.
The officials also said that the bicycle rider steered into the path of oncoming traffic. As a result, the bicycle and the truck crashed head-on.
The impact left the bicycle rider with fatal injuries. Meanwhile, the truck driver was uninjured. Furthermore, the authorities also confirmed that the driver was not driving under the influence.
As of this time, the authorities are withholding the identity of the victim due to pending family notification.
To the family and friends of the victim, our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow. May you be comforted and find peace during this time.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim after Crash on Broadway Street and Hawthorne Street
In the fatal bicycle accident on Broadway Street, the family of the victim must become aware of their rights under the law.
Those closest to the victim may have the right to seek compensation for their loss; some common examples where this could be used is in funeral expenses, medical bills, and what is called “loss of consortium.”
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family with the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If a loved one died in a bicycle accident due to a reckless driver, do not hesitate to file a claim. To begin your wrongful death claim, call Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. Our goal is to remain on your side throughout your legal battle and grant you and your family the settlement you deserve. Moreover, we single ourselves out from other personal injury law firms by providing personalized guidance and aggressive representation. Also, because we respect our clients, we require no silly “retainer,” or holding fees. If you’re interested in seeking trusted legal support to cover the financial hardships accrued the loss of a loved one, call us.