1 Killed and 1 Hospitalized in Mendocino County Auto Accident on Highway 101 near West Road
MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA (June 29, 2022) – Monday night, a man died in a head-on crash on Highway 101 near West Road.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at around 6:26 p.m. on Highway 101, just south of the West Road exit.
Reports revealed that a northbound Toyota Prius veered across the center median. Then, it collided head-on with a southbound Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Moreover, officers confirmed that the 36-year-old man driving the Toyota died in the incident. Then, paramedics transported the female driver of the Prius to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital with major injuries. Meanwhile, a passenger of the Prius sustained no injuries in the incident.
Furthermore, officials haven’t disclosed the identity of the deceased due to pending family notification.
Meanwhile, the incident remains under active investigation.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Dealing with The Loss after a Mendocino County Accident
Assigning blame is usually one of the last things you want to do in a time of a devastating loss. However, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step towards closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system and has no problem overcoming challenges. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate, while we determine the ideal approach to getting you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll the loss of a loved one has brought will be covered with us. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.