Madera Auto Accident Turns Deadly on Avenue 18 1/2
MADERA, CA (June 3, 2020) – Early Tuesday morning, a fatal truck crash occurred on Avenue 18 1/2 in Madera County.
The crash involving two vehicles occurred at about 5:20 a.m. on Avenue 18 1/2 and Road 13, west of Madera.
According to the California Highway Patrol officers, a driver traveling down 18 1/2 Avenue rear-ended a slower tractor. The said tractor was pulling a large piece of a farming equipment on the road.
The CHP officers are currently investigating the deadly accident.
The surrounding area on Avenue 18 1/2 was closed off for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary investigation. However, the roadway has since reopened to traffic.
Furthermore, the authorities dispatched towing services due to the extent of damage sustained.
We at Sweet Lawyers are offering our condolences to the friends and family of the deceased victim. We wish them peace during this very difficult time.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim
In the case of the truck crash on Avenue 18 1/2, the family of the victim must become aware of their rights under the law.
Those closest to the victim may have the right to seek compensation for their loss. Some common examples include funeral expenses, medical bills, and what is called “loss of consortium.” Loss of consortium generally means the deprivation of future affection and companionship over an untimely death.
“Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
If you recently lost a loved one due to a car crash, you can reach out to Sweet Lawyers to help you move forward with your case. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. Also, our expert lawyers consider the emotional trauma this incident brings. Let us help you in every way we know how. Call our office at (800) 203-3061 to be accommodated by a professional near you. Moreover, you can talk to us through email, online chat, and text message 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.