1 Person Killed in Sacramento Two-Vehicle Accident on Highway 101 and Clay Road
SACRAMENTO, CA (August 18, 2023) – Thursday morning, Marcus Winkfield died in a tragic head-on crash on Highway 101 and Clay Road.
The incident happened at around 5:20 a.m. on Highway 101 and Clay Road.
According to the California Highway Patrol, an eastbound Honda Civic veered across the solid double yellow lines and through a curve. Then, the Honda collided head-on with a westbound Dodge Ram.
Moreover, officers confirmed that the Honda driver, identified as 53-year-old Officer Marcus Winkfield, died in the crash. Also, the Dodge driver, a 35-year-old man, complained of pain but refused further treatment.
Furthermore, officers do not believe that drugs or alcohol played a role in the incident.
At this time, the circumstances involved in the crash remained unclear. When additional information became available, the public will be notified.
Due to limited information, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after Crash Involving Marcus Winkfield
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. A wrongful death suit can be the most beneficial step toward recovery.
Filing a wrongful death 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 your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or someone you love has been involved in a similar 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. 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.