27-Year-Old Chico Man Dies in Big Rig Crash on Highway 97
Weed, CA (February 24, 2021) – On Monday night, a 27-year-old Chico man lost his life in a semi-truck crash on Highway 97.
The deadly accident happened near Solus Drive.
Apparently, a 1998 Chevy Silverado driver was traveling north when he crossed into the southbound lane and crashed head-on with a semi-truck.
Unfortunately, authorities pronounced the unidentified Chico man dead at the scene.
On the other hand, the 39-year-old male big rig driver was not injured in the accident.
Meanwhile, authorities continue to investigate the incident. It’s unknown if drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.
Sweet Lawyers wants to send our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. May you find comfort during this difficult time.
Coping With a Fatal Crash
Moreover, in a time filled with uncertainty, confronting a tragic loss can seem unimaginable. As the loved ones of the deceased victim grieve, it is also important to recognize that if you lost a family in an accident, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit.
Ultimately, this offers the loved ones of a departed family member some semblance of justice.
“The aftermath of tragic accidents can make everything difficult for a family. The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork, questions from insurance companies or defense attorneys, and attempting to obtain police reports. Grieving and handling legal claims don’t exactly go hand in hand, and this is why hiring an experienced attorney can not only provide you with peace of mind that you have a fighter in your corner. Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal, while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Finally, reach out to Sweet Lawyers for more information. Our website chat agents are available 24/7 to discuss your family’s legal options. Also, you may call us at (800) 674 7854.