Kevin Cardenas Dead in Redding Pedestrian Crash on Interstate 5 and Cypress Avenue
REDDING, CA (December 8, 2020) – Monday morning, Kevin Cardenas, 28, died in a pedestrian accident on the 5 Freeway and Cypress Avenue in Redding.
The authorities discovered a deceased man on the side of the 5 Freeway. Reports revealed that a big rig struck and killed him.
Meanwhile, the truck driver said that he didn’t know he struck a person.
Moreover, the CHP confirmed that before the crash, the man walked on the shoulder of northbound 5 Freeway, south of the Cypress Avenue under crossing.
Further details suggest the pedestrian in dark clothing crossed traffic just after 5:00 a.m.
Then, the big rig hit him and threw him to the side of Interstate 5. Thus, first responders declared him dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, the semi-truck sustained front bumper damage.
At this time, the Shasta County Coroner identified the deceased as Kevin Cardenas, of Whittier. Ultimately, they continue to investigate the crash.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the loved ones of Kevin Cardenas. May you find peace, comfort, and strength during this difficult time.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim
As the loved ones of the victim grieve this fatal pedestrian accident, Sweet Lawyers wants to offer our help. Moreover, it is important to recognize that if your family loses someone in an accident, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit.
A lawsuit gives the loved ones of a departed family member some semblance of justice.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Insurance companies only protect their interests, which is why we protect those of our clients. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of bereft families, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a wrongful death accident, do not hesitate to reach out for help. The process of dealing with your loss, while fighting for justice, is never easy. Thus, our 40 years of experience and commitment ensure that your family will receive the compensation they deserve. Indeed, it is necessary to alleviate some of the financial burdens after a serious pedestrian accident that causes irreversible damage. We wish to make this process as easy for you as possible. For more information, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional in your area.