Double Fatality in SR-125 Head-On Collision
College Place, WA (May 25, 2022) On Tuesday, 2 people were killed in a wrong-way crash on State Route 125.
According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP) that a man with a stolen work truck swerved into the wrong lane and collided with another motorist head-on.
Reports say that both the suspect and the victim were pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities are investigating the incident and have not released further information at this time.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of both the deceased. May you find peace and strength in this time of grief.
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Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It is certain that it would take a lot of time to recover from this loss.
However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.
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.
These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person that died. 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.
- These people can differ from state to state.
Reach out to our wrongful death lawyers if a loved one died in an incident similar to the State Route 125 wrong-way crash. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.