Lancaster Man Eric Buchanan Sr Killed in Freightliner Tractor-Trailer Crash on Sierra Highway
Lancaster, CA (March 03, 2021) – On Tuesday, 55-year-old Eric Buchanan Sr of Lancaster lost his life in a deadly crash on Sierra Highway.
The fatal accident occurred at about 9:40 p.m. south of Avenue D.
Buchanan was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo at about 55-60 mph when his vehicle drifted right onto the dirt shoulder.
Then his vehicle drifted left and crossed the southbound lane of Sierra Highway into the northbound lane.
As a result, his vehicle crashed with a Freightliner tractor-trailer.
The truck driver, on the other hand, was not injured in the incident.
Sweet Lawyers wants to send our condolences to the family and friends of Eric Buchanan Sr. May you find comfort during this difficult time.
Coping With a Fatal Crash
Moreover, in a time filled with uncertainty, confronting a tragic loss can seem unimaginable. As the loved ones of the deceased grieve, it is also important to recognize that if you lost family in an accident, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit.
Ultimately, this offers the loved ones of a departed family member some semblance of justice.
“The aftermath of tragic accidents can make everything difficult for a family. The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork, questions from insurance companies or defense attorneys, and attempting to obtain police reports. Grieving and handling legal claims don’t exactly go hand in hand, and this is why hiring an experienced attorney can not only provide you with peace of mind that you have a fighter in your corner. 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, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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