Sacramento Woman Dead, Shawn Chaney Hospitalized in State Route 20 Williams Accident
Williams, CA (May 05, 2021) – On April 27, 47-year-old Shawn Chaney of Bonaire, GA was injured in a fatal crash on State Route 20.
The fatal accident happened at approximately 3:45 p.m. between State Route 16 and Mitchell Flats.
Apparently, an eastbound Ford Explorer on the roadway, at a high rate of speed, rear-ended a vehicle towing a trailer.
The accident caused the Ford to cross into the opposing lane of traffic and crashed head-on with a westbound Toyota Tundra.
As a result, Juan Hernandez Martinez, the Ford driver, suffered major injuries, including a broken femur. He also complained of chest and rib pain.
Meanwhile, Shawn Chaney, the Toyota driver, incurred lacerations to his right hand and complained of pain to the left side of his body.
Chaney’s passenger, a 44-year-old Sacramento woman, succumbed to her injuries at a nearby hospital.
Moreover, officers said it is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the fatal crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers expresses our sincere sympathies to the loved ones of the deceased. Our hearts go out to you in this painful time.
Why the Bereaved Can File a Wrongful Death Suit
Indeed, as the loved ones of a deceased grieve, it is difficult to accept such a loss that could have been prevented.
That is why it is indeed important that the family becomes aware that they may file a wrongful death suit.
Mostly, it is a lawsuit that gives the bereaved some semblance of justice. Also, it forces liable parties to become accountable for their actions.
Furthermore, a claim is a civil action brought forth by relatives of a deceased victim whose death was caused by the negligence of another party.
So, call Sweet Lawyers now. A wrongful death lawyer will exhaust every avenue to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain important info to help build case.
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