Clark County Fatal Collision Injures Two
Clark County, WA (July 19, 2022) – On Monday morning, Judith Cherryhomes, a 64-year-old Acura driver, died in a vehicle crash on Interstate 5.
It was past 10 a.m. when the three-vehicle collision took place on the southbound lanes near 99th Street.
According to the officers, an Acura RDX and a Subaru Outback were stopped on the freeway’s right lane due to a collision that was blocking the traffic.
Suddenly, a Ford F-150 did not stop and struck the first Acura pushing it into the Subaru.
Sadly, Judith Cherryhomes lost her life at the scene.
The paramedics rushed the driver and passenger to PeaceHealth Southwest with unknown injuries.
Moreover, officers say the Ford driver did not sustain injuries from the collision. They added that the cause of the Clark County fatal collision was inattention. Drugs and alcohol did not play a role.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our sympathies to the loved ones of Judith Cherryhomes. 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 Judith Cherryhomes, 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.