Fatal Oakland Multi-Vehicle Accident on International Boulevard and Seminary Avenue
OAKLAND, CA (February 25, 2021) – Tuesday night, a San Lorenzo man died in a four-vehicle crash on International Boulevard and Seminary Avenue.
The officers were patrolling when they spotted a Chevrolet Camaro speeding east on International Boulevard at 11:46 p.m.
Afterward, the Chevrolet struck an eastbound Ford Explorer on International Boulevard. The Ford had stopped at a red light at Seminary Avenue.
After the crash, a southbound Lexus ES 350 then broadsided the Chevy on Seminary Avenue.
According to the police, a northbound Honda Civic on Seminary Avenue then struck the Chevy. The impact ejected the driver from the Chevrolet.
Eventually, the Chevy stopped after colliding with a light pole. Officers started initiating life-saving efforts to Chevy’s driver. However, he succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The authorities are withholding the identity of the San Lorenzo man. Meanwhile, responders took the driver and the passenger of the Lexus to a hospital after complaining of pain.
The officers continue to investigate the crash. Moreover, they urge anyone with information to contact the Police Department’s Traffic Investigation Unit at (510) 777-8570.
We understand that losing a loved one is never easy. Our law firm would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to those mourning the loss of the victim.
What Grieving Families Can Do after a Fatal Crash
In the case of the crash in Oakland, the family of the victim must become aware of their rights under the law.
Those closest to the victim may have the right to seek compensation for their loss. Some common examples include funeral expenses, medical bills, and what is called “loss of consortium.”
“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, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
To begin filing a wrongful death claim, call the Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. Our goal is to remain on your side throughout your legal battle. Moreover, we will grant you a settlement that you and your family deserve. Above all, we single ourselves out from other law firms by providing personalized guidance and aggressive representation. Thus, if interested in seeking trusted legal support to cover any financial hardships accrued from an auto accident, do not hesitate to call. Additionally, we are at your disposal 24/7.