Fatal Traffic Collision South of East Main Street
Barstow, CA (November 22, 2022) – On Friday, a 33-year-old Santa Maria man lost his life in an Interstate 15 pedestrian accident.
The authorities received a report about a pedestrian wearing dark clothing walking within traffic lanes at 9:12 p.m. south of East Main Street.
At the same time, a 64-year-old Dinuba man was driving a 2010 Dodge Challenger northbound on the freeway.
For reasons unknown, the Santa Maria man walked within the path of the Dodge and was hit by the vehicle.
Emergency medical provided life-saving measures as they transported the injured pedestrian to Barstow Community Hospital, where he was declared deceased.
In the meantime, CHP is investigating the fatal collision South of East Main Street.
It is still unknown if alcohol and/or drugs contributed to the accident.
Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathies to the family of the deceased in the Interstate 15 pedestrian accident. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
Have You Heard of Wrongful Death Claim?
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in a traffic incident similar to the collision South of East Main Street is devastating.
More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. You need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved families can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It will only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid. Thus, the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.
Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.
To the family of the man who died in the Interstate 15 pedestrian accident, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.
In fact, when you hire us, our attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.