1 Person Dead in Petaluma Auto Accident on US Highway 101 near East Washington Street
PETALUMA, CA (November 16, 2023) – Monday afternoon, a horrific two-vehicle crash on US Highway 101 near East Washington Street killed one person.
The incident happened at around 4:42 p.m. on northbound U.S. Highway 101, south of East Washington Street.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a northbound Honda CR-V traveling at an unsafe speed rear-ended a Range Rover.
Moreover, responders rushed the 90-year-old female driver of the Honda to a hospital where she was later pronounced dead. Then, paramedics transported the 48-year-old male driver of the Range Rover to a hospital with minor to moderate injuries.
Furthermore, authorities withheld the identity of the deceased, pending notification to the next of kin.
At this time, the events leading to the crash remained unclear. When additional information becomes available, the public will be notified.
Due to limited information, the CHP continued to investigate the crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after Horrific Two-Vehicle Crash on US Highway 101 near East Washington Street
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 toward 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.