McKendrie Street Pedestrian Crash Kills 59-Year-Old Man
San Jose, CA (February 1, 2024) – 59-year-old Silvino Garcia of San Jose sustained fatal injuries following an Elm Street accident Monday.
The traffic accident was reported to the authorities at 6:11 a.m. on January 22 at McKendrie Street.
According to the investigating officers, the driver of a white garbage truck was turning from southbound Elm Street toward westbound McKendrie Street when he struck Garcia walking in the roadway.
Paramedics rushed Garcia to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. The authorities said the victim was initially in stable condition. However, Garcia succumbed to his injuries on January 26.
The driver remained at the crash scene.
Troopers said Garcia was in an unmarked crosswalk when he was struck by the vehicle.
Meanwhile, the authorities did not name the company operating the truck and there is no update if the driver involved in this accident was arrested or cited.
Sweet Lawyers extends sympathies to the bereaved family of Silvino Garcia. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
Silvino Garcia Fatally Struck by Garbage Truck in San Jose
In a time filled with uncertainty, confronting a tragic loss like the Elm Street accident can seem unimaginable.
Moreover, the bereaved must be aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit.
A wrongful death suit is a civil action that may help you move forward when a crash impacts you or your family in irreparable ways.
Additionally, the crushing grief that comes with mourning unexpected loss is not an easy load to bear alone.
Significantly, it allows surviving family members to achieve vindication for their dearly departed. Holding parties liable for the irrevocable damages they have caused.
Furthermore, nearly 1.25 million people are killed in car accidents each year. That means, on average, auto accidents cause 3,287 deaths per day.
Road accidents are the leading cause of death in the U.S. for people aged 1-54.
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With this in mind, we encourage the family of Silvino Garcia to contact Sweet Lawyers.
Our litigators will work on your behalf to hold the responsible party accountable for their failure to follow traffic laws, resulting in the untimely death of your loved one.
We do more than simply win cases; our purpose is to maximize your recovery and grant you peace of mind, with your future at the forefront. During your initial call, we’ll discuss your case at length to determine your legal options. In addition, you won’t pay a dime in retainer or holding fees over this case. Call us at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.