Hardeep Chhokar Killed in Yakima Solo-Vehicle Crash
Yakima, WA (October 4, 2022) On Saturday, 25-year-old Isaiah Harris and 22-year-old Hardeep Chhokar died after an ATV accident on 27th Avenue.
Yakima Police say that the fatal solo-vehicle accident happened around 1 a.m. in the area of a warehouse near 27th Avenue.
Furthermore, reports say that police pursued Chhokar driving a speeding 2022 Polaris RZR Wheeled ATV in the area of River Road from 40th Avenue.
Authorities believed that the ATV is racing another vehicle. Afterward, Chhokar struck a BNSF Railway embankment and flipped. The impact caused Chhokar, the driver and Harris, the passenger off the side of the vehicle.
Both riders were not wearing helmets. Consequently, the crash killed both men. Authorities say that the cause of the crash is a combination of reckless driving and speeding.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our sympathies to the loved ones of Isaiah Harris and Hardeep Chhokar. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
We Can Help You Recover
Furthermore, dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It is certain that it would take a lot of time to recover from this loss.
However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.
That is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person that died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses;
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership);
- Children of the deceased;
- Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased;
- Personal representatives.
- These people can differ from state to state.
So, to the bereaved of the deceased in the ATV accident on 27th Avenue, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.