Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Crash on 5 Freeway in Williams
Williams, CA (September 9, 2020)– Wednesday morning, a 65-year-old Woodland resident died in a car crash on 5 Freeway at E Street off-ramp.
The incident happened at about 5:30 a.m. on September 9.
The California Highway Patrol said the victim was struck by a car on the southbound lanes of 5 Freeway at E Street off-ramp for unknown circumstances. He sustained fatal injuries.
CHP said a white Ford F-450 then found on the right-hand shoulder near the accident scene. However, it was not mentioned to have been involved in the incident.
Police continue to investigate the cause of the crash.
Sweet Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased. May the bereaved find strength and comfort in this extremely difficult time.
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What is a Wrongful Death Suit?
- It is a step towards recovering from the death of a family member.
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- Medical expenses incurred before death.
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Why Should You File a Wrongful Death Claim?
In a trying time like this, we can’t think rationally. The aftermath of this tragic loss will put us on-hold in pursuing legal matters for our dearly departed. While assigning blame and decisions to proceed can feel overwhelming or impossible. However, the decision to get a wrongful death attorney to handle this case is vital, not only to give you peace of mind but to ensure you will hold those at-fault accountable.
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