65-Year-Old Man Killed in Palm Springs Auto Accident on Interstate 20
PALM SPRINGS, CA (November 21, 2022) – Saturday afternoon, Johnny Leeallen Triplett died in a traffic crash on Interstate 20.
The incident happened at around 4:01 p.m. on westbound Interstate 20, 19 miles southwest of Toyah.
According to the Department of Public Safety, a westbound 2016 Kenworth 680 with a trailer failed to stop on time. Then, it rear-ended a 2019 Freightliner Columbia with a trailer that was stopped due to a traffic backup.
Moreover, responders confirmed that the Kenworth driver, 65-year-old Johnny Leeallen Triplett, died in the crash.
Furthermore, authorities said that Triplett wore a seatbelt at the time of the collision.
Meanwhile, the fatal incident remained under investigation.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of Johnny Leeallen Triplett.
Moving Forward after a Tragic Loss in a Crash
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.
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