Jillian Peterson Killed in Highway 178 Pedestrian Accident [Kern County, CA]

Jillian Peterson Killed in Highway 178 Pedestrian Accident [Kern County, CA]

HWY 178 Accident Kills Female Pedestrian

Kern County, CA (December 24, 2022) – On December 16, Jillian Peterson, 38, of Weldon, lost her life in a Highway 178 pedestrian accident.

Reports say the victim was walking on the eastbound freeway when she was struck by a car that didn’t see her.

Unfortunately, Jillian Peterson died at 5:45 p.m. at the accident scene near Lake Isabella.

CHP is investigating the HWY 178 accident.


Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathies to the family and community of Jillian Peterson. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


What Is a Wrongful Death Claim?

Following the HWY 178 accident, it is vital to make sure that the bereaved are legally covered so they can grieve in peace.

Furthermore, hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make.

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 related to or depend financially on the victim. 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, and minors under the care of the deceased
  • Personal representatives

To the loved ones of Jillian Peterson, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you discover if you can file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.

Additionally, with 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you through a legal claim related to the Highway 178 pedestrian accident.

Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 and let us help you get justice for your family. Additionally, our consultation is totally free and confidential.

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