1 Dead in Bakersfield Auto Accident on Interstate 5
BAKERSFIELD, CA (September 15, 2020) – Monday morning, a driver died in a crash on northbound Interstate 5 and Laval Road.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver was speeding at about 7:00 a.m. on 5 Freeway at Grapevine Road. Thus, a Kern County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop him.
As the deputy stopped the vehicle, the driver fled. The deputy didn’t chase the driver because of due to the gap between them and the driver.
However, as the deputy entered Laval Road, they found the same vehicle engulfed in fire.
They later discovered that the impact of the crash threw off the driver and left him with fatal injuries.
The authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after Crash on Interstate 5
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 towards 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 auto 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.