1 Dead in Stockton Multi-Vehicle Accident on State Route 40
STOCKTON, CA (November 16, 2023) – Wednesday morning, a devastating multi-vehicle crash on State Route 4 killed 1 person.
The incident happened at about 5:36 a.m. as a 35-year-old Stockton man headed east. However, they entered into the westbound lane to pass traffic
However, due to dense fog, the man didn’t notice an oncoming Volvo big and as he tried to avoid the truck, his vehicle was hit by the big rig.
The impact sent the vehicle spinning into eastbound traffic. Then, he crashed with the Hyundai and Toyota he was trying to pass and continued to spin out of control back into the westbound lane.
Meanwhile, an oncoming Ford failed to see the man’s vehicle through the fog and hit the passenger side of the vehicle. As a result, it crashed into an embankment where it came to rest on its wheels.
CHP ruled out drugs and/or alcohol as a factor in the crash.
At this time, the circumstances that led to the crash remained unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be notified.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after Devastating Multi-Vehicle Crash on State Route 4
While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
The family of the victim must become aware that they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the most beneficial step toward recovery.
Filing a wrongful death claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“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, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or someone you love has been involved in a similar multi-vehicle accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. With our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.