Solo-Vehicle Crash on Highway 9 Kills Passenger
Saratoga, CA (November 17, 2021) – On Saturday, a 21-year-old man from San Jose suffered fatal injuries in a solo-vehicle crash on Highway 9.
Officers received the crash report at about 10:40 p.m. south of Booker Creek Road.
Investigators said a 20-year-old San Jose man was driving a 2003 Lexus at an unsafe speed. Officers said the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree before resting on its side roughly 30 feet down an embankment.
Unfortunately, the male passenger lost his life at the scene.
Moreover, the authorities do not consider alcohol as a factor in this crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased. May the bereaved find peace and strength in this time of grief.
Our Lawyers Can Help
Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It is certain that it would 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 who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased. These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person that 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, minors under the care of the deceased;
- Personal representatives.
These people can differ from state to state.
Reach out to our wrongful death lawyers if a loved one died in an incident similar to the solo-vehicle crash on Highway 9. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.
With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you during your legal battle.