1 Dead in Bakersfield Auto Accident on 5 Freeway
BAKERSFIELD, CA (June 18, 2020) – Early Tuesday night, a driver died in a big rig crash on the 5 Freeway near Grapevine.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash between a pickup and a big rig led to one fatality. Moreover, the police received the report of the crash at about 6:30 p.m. on 5 Freeway near Grapevine.
The impact of the crash threw off the driver and left him with fatal injuries. Upon the authorities’ arrival, they declared the driver dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, the No. 1, 2 and 3 lanes reopened as of 8:46 p.m.
At this time, it’s still unclear whether alcohol or drugs played a role in the fatal big rig crash on 5 Freeway.
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.
Moving Forward after Tragic Loss in Bakersfield Big Rig Crash
While assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in such a time, it is important to make sure your family is covered in the face of tragedy.
It is key that the victim’s loved ones know they can take power amidst the tragic situation.
A wrongful death suit is a strong step towards recovering from the death of a family member.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
In the face of such tragedy, it is important to make sure your family is taken care of. If you want strong legal representation to advocate on your behalf, contact Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. When someone dies in an auto accident, the children, parents, or guardians of the deceased have the right to file a claim. We are a wrongful death case law group that aims to do right by your loved one. In addition, we’re determined to get you the best settlement while you work on healing and recovering. Call us today for a 100% free case evaluation. Above all, we believe your loved one deserves proper justice.