1 Dead in Redding Car Accident on 5 Freeway
REDDING, CA (July 7, 2020) – Saturday afternoon, a man died in a fiery big rig crash on 5 Freeway, north of Redding.
According to reports, the crash occurred on July 4th around 2:30 p.m. The man in a big rig traveled south on 5 Freeway. However, just a mile south of McCardle Flat Road, the truck slowly steered to the right where it hit the embankment and caught fire.
When the authorities arrived, they located the man dead in the driver’s seat. His identity remains undisclosed due to pending family notification.
Meanwhile, the authorities continue to investigate the crash. Also, it’s still unclear whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. However, the officers confirmed that the incident was indeed a single-vehicle crash.
Furthermore, the police confirmed that the grass in the area also caught fire. Fortunately, the U.S. Forest Service managed to contain it at two acres.
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.
Moving Forward after Fiery Big Rig Crash on Highway 101
While assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in such a time, it is important to make sure your family is covered in the face of tragedy.
It is key that the victim’s loved ones know they can take power amidst the tragic situation.
A wrongful death suit is a strong step towards recovering from the death of a family member.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family with the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
In the face of such tragedy, it is important to make sure your family is taken care of. If you want strong legal representation to advocate on your behalf, contact Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. When someone dies in an auto accident, the children, parents, or guardians of the deceased have the right to file a claim. We are a wrongful death case law group that aims to do right by your loved one. In addition, we’re determined to get you the best settlement while you work on healing and recovering. Call us today for a 100% free case evaluation. Above all, we believe your loved one deserves proper justice.