Injuries Reported in Fatal Collision on Sheep Creek Road
Phelan, CA (October 3, 2022) On Sunday afternoon, 2 people died and several others were injured after a traffic collision on Highway 138.
CHP says that the fatal 2-vehicle collision happened along State Route 138, near Sheep Creek Road in Phelan at about 5:43 p.m.
Reports say that the collision involved a blue 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and a white Mitsubishi sedan. The crash separated the sedan into 2 parts.
Furthermore, officials say that the westbound sedan crossed over the solid double-yellow lines and directly into the Chevy.
San Bernardino County firefighters responded to the scene and provided aid to the injured occupants of the vehicles.
Rescuers say that 2 people died in the collision, while a child and 2 others sustained injuries. Paramedics transported the patients to a hospital.
Meanwhile, a medical helicopter airlifted one other patient to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.
Furthermore, CHP is investigating the collision and have not released additional information at this time.
We express our sympathies to the families of the deceased in the traffic collision on Highway 138. Our hearts are with you through these trying times. To the injured parties, we wish a fast recovery from your injuries as well.
What Is a Wrongful Death Claim?
Following the fatal collision on Sheep Creek Road, it is vital to make sure you are legally covered so you can grieve in peace.
That is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
Furthermore, these people are related to or depend financially on the deceased. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership)
- Children of the deceased
- Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased
- Personal representatives
So, to the the families of the deceased in the traffic collision on Highway 138, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.