State Route 823 Accident Kills Bonnie Stewart of Pasco, Jada Gibson Suspect
Yakima County, WA (May 16, 2021) – On Saturday, 51-year-old Bonnie Stewart of Pasco died, while 21-year-old Jada Gibson of Toppenish, was the suspect in a pedestrian DUI crash on State Route 823.
The accident happened at 1:15 a.m. near the town of Pomona.
Officers said Stewart was walking in a construction zone on the freeway.
At the same time, a Volkswagon Passat driven by Gibson failed to stop for traffic in the construction zone. Gibson hit two vehicles and Stewart.
Unfortunately, Stewart died at the scene of the crash.
Responders took two other people in one of the involved cars to an area hospital for injuries.
Gibson was not injured in the fatal accident.
Meanwhile, officers said charges are pending against Gibson. They also said drugs and alcohol were a factor in the incident.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our sincere condolences to the bereaved of Bonnie Stewart. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
What Can the Loved Ones Do in This Fatal Accident
While assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in a time of a devastating loss, it is important to make sure your family is covered in the face of tragedy.
It is likely that the loved ones of Bonnie Stewart are entitled to significant compensation via a wrongful death claim.
A wrongful death claim is a claim brought against a defendant who has caused someone’s death, either through negligence or as a result of some intentional action. Holding the party responsible for your loved one’s passing accountable.
Depending on the type of situation, settlements can be anywhere from several hundred thousand dollars to tens of millions of dollars.
It alleviates most or all of the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
Thus, having legal representation can help you attain compensation on medical bills, loss of earnings, future medicals, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and more.
So, call Sweet Lawyers now at (800) 674 7852. Our team of legal experts would be really glad to assist you with your legal concerns. We are open any time of the day, and any day of the week.