Fatal Multi-Vehicle Collision on HWY 116
Sonoma County, CA (Aug. 5, 2023) – On Tuesday evening, 63-year-old Anthony Scott of Sebastopol was killed in a Highway 116 collision.
The authorities received the crash report at about 7 p.m. approximately 4 miles east of the Lakeville junction.
Officers said that an eastbound box truck driven by a 39-year-old Crockett man crossed the double yellow lines on the two-lane highway.
The truck hit three westbound vehicles, a Lexus driven by a 67-year-old Sebastopol woman, a Chevrolet Camaro driven by Anthony Scott, and a Jeep SUV driven by a 43-year-old Rio Vista woman.
Unfortunately, Anthony Scott died at the scene.
The three other drivers incurred minor to moderate injuries.
Officers are still investigating the cause of the collision.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our condolences to the loved ones of Anthony Scott. May the bereaved find peace in this time of sorrow.
What Should the Bereaved of Anthony Scott Do?
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one is devastating.
The pain gets worse if you still have to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. When this happens, you need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred because of the untimely death.
However, it is better to understand that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit for the bereaved of Anthony Scott to take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It will only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid. Thus, the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.
Also, it is important to know that these time limitations vary from state to state and case to case.
Let Us Tell You More About the Wrongful Death Claim
So, to those who lost Anthony Scott, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.
When you hire us, our attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.