Raymond Mitchell Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Interstate 5
Kalama, WA (September 24, 2021) On Wednesday, tow truck driver Raymond Mitchell died in a pedestrian crash on interstate 5.
The Washington State Patrol (WSP) says that Mitchell’s truck was parked on the right shoulder of the southbound lane.
The operator was helping a driver when the crash happened.
Authorities say that a semi-truck trailer slid to the right and struck the tow truck and Mitchell.
Moreover, troopers say speed was a factor in the crash.
Meanwhile, no charges are cited against the semi-truck driver, an investigation is ongoing.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our sympathies to the bereaved family of Raymond Mitchell. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
What Comes After a Fatal Accident for Raymond Mitchell’s Family?
As the loved ones of the victim grieve this tragic accident, Sweet Lawyers wants you to know that you do not have to face the aftermath alone.
Truly, it is important to recognize that if you lose someone in an accident, but, you may also recover damages through a wrongful death suit.
Filing a claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative generates.
“The aftermath of tragic accidents can make everything difficult for a family. 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” says Mark Sweet, an award-winning attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Mark adds, “Grieving and handling legal claims don’t exactly go hand in hand, and this is why hiring an experienced attorney can not only provide you with peace of mind that you have a fighter in your corner but also having someone to make sure that your rights are respected and that justice will be served.”
He explains, “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.”