Passenger Sustains Injury in Kings County Fatal Collision
Kings County, CA (July 16, 2022) – On Friday afternoon, a male driver died and a female passenger sustained injuries in a vehicle crash on Highway 41.
The authorities say it was minutes before 4 p.m. when the vehicle crashed off the freeway and into a canal.
Apparently, the northbound driver lost control of the vehicle near Omaha Avenue.
Unfortunately, the water in the canal was deep and the vehicle sank.
The passenger was able to get out of the vehicle. However, the driver did not make it out and died.
A dive team with the Kings County Sheriff’s Office recovered the driver’s body.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our sympathies to the loved ones of the deceased in the vehicle crash on Highway 41. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
We Can Help You Recover
Furthermore, dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It is certain that it would take a lot of time to recover from this loss.
However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.
That is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person that died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses;
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership);
- Children of the deceased;
- Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased;
- Personal representatives.
- These people can differ from state to state.
So, to the bereaved of the person killed in the vehicle crash on Highway 41, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.