2 Dead in Redding Accident on China Gulch Drive
REDDING, CA (July 19, 2020) – Thursday night, two people succumbed to death after a dump truck crash on China Gulch Drive.
According to reports, the crash occurred on June 16th at around 8:45 p.m. on China Gulch Drive, west of Canyon Road. A Ford F-550 dump truck traveled east on China Gulch Drive, southwest of Redding. As the vehicle entered a sharp ring-hand curve, the driver lost control and drove across the opposing lane. Afterward, the vehicle fell down an embankment on the north side of the road.
Meanwhile, the CHP revealed that the driver and passenger didn’t wear seat belts at the time of the crash. As a result, both of them were thrown off the vehicle.
The dump truck landed on its roof around 50 feet down a steep bank.
Moreover, the authorities found the driver and the passenger pinned under the vehicle. Both of them died at the scene.
Furthermore, during the collision, the dump truck also lost the metal fence T posts it was hauling.
The authorities confirmed that the driver and the passenger were both males. However, their identity hasn’t been released due to pending family notification.
We understand that losing a loved one is never easy. Our law firm would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to those mourning the loss of the victims.
What Grieving Families Can Do after a Fatal Crash
In the case of the crash on China Gulch Drive, 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 include funeral expenses, medical bills, and what is called “loss of consortium.”
“Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
To begin filing a wrongful death claim, call the Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. Our goal is to remain on your side throughout your legal battle. Moreover, we will grant you a settlement that you and your family deserve. Above all, we single ourselves out from other law firms by providing personalized guidance and aggressive representation. Thus, if interested in seeking trusted legal support to cover any financial hardships accrued from an auto accident, do not hesitate to call. Additionally, we are at your disposal 24/7.