Suspect Killed, CHP Officer Injured Crash on Roscoe Boulevard
North Hills, CA (January 17, 2021) – On Thursday, one person died while a CHP officer was injured in a pursuit that ended in a fiery crash on Roscoe Boulevard off-ramp.
The fatal crash happened at about 11:40 P.M.
Authorities pronounced the suspect dead at the scene while the extent of the CHP officer’s injury was unknown.
The crash fire ignited some nearby trees. Luckily, responders quickly extinguished the fire.
Details of what caused the pursuit and the identity of the victim was not immediately available.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
What Can the Bereaved Do?
In a time filled with uncertainty, confronting a tragic loss can seem unimaginable. However, it’s crucial to consider that the family of the victim is entitled to file a wrongful death claim.
Even so, the aftermath of a devastating loss may deter a family from pursuing legal matters for their dearly departed. However, the decision to proceed with a case is vital in holding those at fault accountable. We understand no amount of compensation can ease the pain and suffering. Still, an attorney can advocate and do right by the victim, while you focus on grieving properly.
“The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork. Questions from insurance companies or defense attorneys and attempting to obtain police reports can be stressful,” says Mark Sweet, an award-winning attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Losing a loved one can be distressing for your family and those involved, to say the least. You may have a chance to obtain justice and the means needed to cover unexpected monetary, physical, and emotional damages. With 44 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit. Our lawyers are here to guide you during this tough time and help you recover. We will help you acquire the justice and compensation needed to cover any financial hardships. For a free case evaluation, call (800) 674 7854.