1 Dead in Woodside Crash on 280 Freeway
WOODSIDE, CA (June 25, 2020) – On Tuesday afternoon, Mark Alarcon died in an auto accident on 280 Freeway in Woodside.
The incident occurred at around 3:40 p.m. on the right-hand shoulder of southbound 280 Freeway. According to CHP Officer Art Montiel, the crash scene was between Edgewood Road and Farm Hill Boulevard.
The CHP revealed that Bay Area Freeway Service Patrol driver Mark Alarcon died while helping a stranded motorist.
Montiel revealed that a red lumber truck hit the patrol driver’s vehicle. The patrol vehicle then struck the driver.
The Impact of the Woodside Crash
Due to the impact, 61-year-old Mark Alarcon of Dublin suffered fatal injuries.
Meanwhile, the 25-year-old male driver of the lumber truck stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. The police also noted that he came from San Jose. Moreover,
Furthermore, the police do not believe that drugs and alcohol played a role in the crash.
Moreover, the crash shut down the two right lanes of southbound 280 Freeway for multiple hours.
Sweet Lawyers extends our genuine condolences during this difficult time to the family and friends of Mark Alarcon.
In the case of Mark Alarcon, 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.” Loss of consortium generally means the deprivation of future affection and companionship over an untimely death.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. 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.
Losing a loved one in a crash is a heavy load. Contact our experienced wrongful death attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Our seasoned lawyers have varied experience in the field. We will get the justice and compensation you deserve. Contact us at (800) 674 7852. You can also reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by online chat, text message, and email.