1 Killed in Conta Costa County Solo-Vehicle Accident on State Route 242 at Highway 4
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA (December 1, 2020) – On Sunday evening, a man died in a single-vehicle crash on State Route 242 at Highway 4.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at around 11:30 p.m. A 22-year-old driver lost control and rolled over the center divider. Then, the vehicle went down the center dirt embankment before coming to rest on southbound State Route 242.
The force of the crash ejected a male passenger from Pittsburg on the car. Then, he got hit by another vehicle. Responders pronounced the passenger dead at the scene.
The vehicle driver sustained minor injuries.
Officers do not believe that drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
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. This may be the most beneficial step towards recovery.
Filing a 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 the deceased,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you lost someone you love in a similar Contra Costa County auto accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you get through this. With our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being, while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.