Keith Glassman Dies in Car Accident in San Diego Clairemont Neighborhood
San Diego, CA (July 22, 2020) – On Tuesday, Keith Glassman, 58, died while 3 others were injured in a multi-crash on Genesee Avenue and Marlesta Drive.
Authorities received a report about a fatal multi-car crash shortly after 2:10 p.m. in the Clairemont neighborhood area.
Police found that the crash started with a white Dodge Durango SUV traveling south on Genessee Avenue. Just then, it crossed the yellow line and hit a coming silver Kia sedan head-on.
As a result, the SUV turned upside down. Then, the sedan was thrown into a smaller Kia SUV that was also heading north. Because of the impact, the second Kia then collided into a guardrail.
Additionally, a fourth car got involved in the wreck and ended up with rear-end damage.
San Diego Fire-Rescue officials extricated at least two people that were trapped inside the wreckage.
Moreover, Medical personnel pronounced the San Diego resident driving the silver Kia, Mr. Glassman, dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, the 48-year-old driver of the smaller SUV suffered spinal and sternal fractures, several lacerations and bruising to his chest and stomach area.
Also, the 20-year-old Dodge driver sustained a fractured left leg, broken nose, right lung contusion, and an orbital fracture. Police also mentioned of a third patient who possibly got hurt as a result of the incident.
Paramedics rushed both motorists to a local hospital for treatment.
The information of the deceased and wounded parties has not been released yet.
Meanwhile, authorities closed the roadway for several hours following the accident. Police continue with the investigation.
Sweet Lawyers express their sympathies to the family and friends of Keith Glassman. Our thoughts are with you in this time of pain. Also, we wish those three injured fast recoveries from the incident.
How Mr. Glassman’s Family May Procceed
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. It is crucial that the family of the deceased become aware that they have the right to file a wrongful death suit.
A wrongful death suit allows families to acquire some semblance of justice.
“The aftermath of tragic accidents can make everything difficult for a family. The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork, questions from insurance companies or defense attorneys, and attempting to obtain police reports. Grieving and handling legal claims don’t exactly go hand in hand. This is why hiring an experienced attorney can provide you with peace of mind that you have a fighter in your corner. An attorney will make sure that your rights are respected and that justice is brought forth. 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, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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