Driver Killed, Another Injured in Bakersfield Semi-Truck Crash
Bakersfield, CA (July 08, 2021)– On Thursday, a driver died and another was injured in semi-truck collision on Highway 43.
The accident took place at about 5:31 a.m. near Panama Lane.
Officers said two big rig drivers were traveling in opposite direction when the accident happened.
Unfortunately, a driver died at the scene.
Rescuers took the other driver to the hospital with major injuries.
The impact of the accident caused the truck to catch fire.
We at Sweet Lawyers know how painful it is losing a loved one in a traffic crash. Our thoughts are with the deceased’s loved ones in this painful time.
A Wrongful Death Claim May Help
It is true that the loss of a dear one is irreversible, that is why it is important that you and your family is aware of what to do next.
In a painful situation like this, it is key that the bereaved knows they can take power in the tragic situation, despite feeling defeated by the grief surrounding the matter.
That being said, filing a wrongful death claim may be a big help.
A wrongful death claim is a civil action brought forth by relatives of a deceased whose death was caused by the negligence of another party. It allows families to hold parties liable for the irrevocable damages they have caused.
Depending on the type of situation, settlements can be anywhere from several hundreds thousand of dollars to tens of millions of dollars.
Significantly alleviating most or all of the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
Reach out to Sweet Lawyers to know more about wrongful death claim.
Our number is (800) 674 7852.