Deadly San Jose Big Rig Crash on Highway 101 near State Highway 85
SAN JOSE, CA (March 18, 2021) – Tuesday night, an accident on Highway 101 near State Highway 85 led to a fatality.
The collision between a big rig and an SUV happened at around 11:44 p.m. Moreover, it occurred on northbound US Highway 101 near the junction of State Highway 85.
According to reports, the big rig was traveling on the right-hand side of the highway. Then, the SUV was stuck under the trailer of the truck.
Meanwhile, witnesses confirmed that the engine of the SUV had caught fire.
San Jose firefighters and the CHP both came to the scene.
Also, the collision led to the closure of the two far-right lanes during the investigation.
To the family and friends of the victim, our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow. May you be comforted and find peace during this time.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim after Accident
In the fatal crash on Highway 101, the family of the victim must become aware of their rights under the law.
Those closest to the victim may seek compensation for their loss; some common examples of what this could be used for are in funeral expenses, medical bills, and loss of consortium.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family with the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to the deceased,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If a loved one died in an accident due to a reckless driver, do not hesitate to file a claim. To begin your wrongful death claim, call Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. Moreover, our goal is to remain on your side throughout your legal battle and grant you and your family the settlement you deserve. Moreover, we single ourselves out from other personal injury law firms by providing personalized guidance and aggressive representation. Ultimately, for more information, you can call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional.