Person Killed in Big Rig Crash on Highway 5 [Merced County, CA]

Person Killed in Big Rig Crash on Highway 5 [Merced County, CA]

Troopers Investigate Merced County Deadly Crash

Merced County, CA (March 6, 2024) – A person was killed following a big rig crash on Highway 5 early Tuesday morning.

CHP officers said the fatal collision unfolded at 3 a.m. near Santa Nella.

Troopers are still investigating the cause of this traffic accident.


Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our deepest condolences and sympathies to the bereaved of the deceased in the traffic crash on Highway 5. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


Fatality Reported in Semi-Truck Crash on Highway 5

Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It would undoubtedly take a lot of time to recover from this loss.

However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.

That is why hiring a legal expert to help with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make at this time.

Moreover, knowing that each state has laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased is helpful. These people are related to or depend financially on the person who died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:

  • Surviving spouses;
  • Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership);
  • Children of the deceased;
  • Financial dependents, parents, and minors under the care of the deceased;
  • Personal representatives.
  • These people can differ from state to state.

Reach out to Sweet Lawyers if someone dear died or was hurt in an incident similar to the big rig crash on Highway 5. Let us help you discover if you can file a case for your departed loved one.

With over 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you during your legal battle.

Call our offices at (800) 674-7852 and let us help you get justice for your family. Our consultation is totally free and confidential.

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