1 Person Killed in Grass Valley DUI Accident on Brunswick Road and Highway 174
GRASS VALLEY, CA (March 29, 2023) – Tuesday afternoon, authorities arrested Gerald Nelson after a fatal crash on Brunswick Road and Highway 174.
The incident happened at around 3:10 p.m. on Brunswick Road and Highway 174.
According to reports, a Dodge 2500 pickup failed to negotiate a curve. Afterward, it crossed the double yellow lines and broadsided a Mercedes. Then, the force of the crash pushed the Dodge to crash into a metal pole and a street sign on the south side of the road.
Moreover, responding firefighters rushed to the scene and extricated an 80-year-old occupant of the Mercedes trapped inside the wreckage. Then, paramedics performed life-saving measures on the victim to no avail. Authorities confirmed that the elderly woman died at the scene.
Furthermore, officers arrested the Dodge driver, 81-year-old Gerald Nelson on suspicion of DUI.
Meanwhile, the deadly incident remained under active investigation.
We at Sweet Lawyers send our condolences to the loved ones grieving the death of the victim.
Moving Forward After the Deadly Crash Involving Gerald Nelson
The loss of a family member is irreversible. Thus, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
Filing a wrongful death claim after the fatal crash on Brunswick Road and Highway 174 can 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. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you lost someone you love in a similar DUI 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. Moreover, 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. Thus, for more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.