CHP Searching Suspect in Deadly Traffic Crash at Aguajito Road
Monterey, CA (June 2, 2023) On Wednesday, a 62-year-old Carmel resident died in a hit-and-run collision on Highway 1.
According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the deadly traffic crash happened on Highway 1 at Aguajito Road.
Reports say that the crash involved a white van that was hit and rolled over, officials say that at least one person was hospitalized due to the collision. Medics say that the 62-year-old Carmel resident died at the hospital.
Officials say that a silver vehicle with major front-end damage fled the scene after the incident without stopping at the crash scene.
Authorities say that the suspect driver and vehicle remain at-large.
Sweet Lawyers express sympathies to the bereaved family of the person who died in the hit-and-run collision on Highway 1. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
Fatal Accidents Happen
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that dealing with losing a loved one in a traffic collision like the hit-and-run collision on Highway 1 is a painful process.
More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. In those kinds of situations, you need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one truly 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 as a result of the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations and only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid and the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit. Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.
Let Our Attorneys Guide You
So, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers, and we will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.
In fact, when you hire us, our legal attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain important data that will help your case.