[UPDATE] Nitya Raju and Masla Mani Dead in Sacramento Accident on Highway 99 near Elverta Road
SACRAMENTO, CA (April 29, 2021) – Wednesday afternoon, three people died in a rear-end crash on Highway 99 near Elverta Road.
At about 2:30 p.m., a sedan traveled in the northbound lanes of Highway 99. Then, an SUV rear-ended the sedan. Afterward, a 30-foot box truck rear-ended the sedan for the second time.
According to reports, a 67-year-old Antelope resident, Nitya Raju, drove the sedan. Also, a 68-year-old passenger, Masla Mani, from Sacramento, and a 62-year-old Fiji woman rode with him.
All three of them succumbed to injuries at the scene. Even so, the identity of the third party, the Fiji woman, is still unknown.
At this time, the authorities haven’t confirmed whether the SUV occupants suffered any injury.
The deceased remained stuck in the sedan by 3:30 p.m.
Also, the officers shut down the area for several hours.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continue to investigate the cause of the fatal Sacramento crash.
However, the authorities do not believe that drugs and alcohol played a role in the deadly accident.
To the family and friends of the victims, our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow. May you be comforted and find peace during this time.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim after Accident
In the fatal crash on Highway 99, the families of the victims must become aware of their rights under the law.
Those closest to the victim may seek compensation for their loss; some common examples of what this could be used for are in funeral expenses, medical bills, and loss of consortium.
“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 the deceased,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If a loved one died in an accident due to a reckless driver, do not hesitate to file a claim. To begin your wrongful death claim, call Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. Moreover, our goal is to remain on your side throughout your legal battle and grant you and your family the settlement you deserve. Moreover, we single ourselves out from other personal injury law firms by providing personalized guidance and aggressive representation. Ultimately, for more information, you can call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional.