Swanton Road Vehicle Accident Claims 76-Year-Old Woman’s Life [Santa Cruz County, CA]

Swanton Road Vehicle Accident Claims 76-Year-Old Woman's Life  [Santa Cruz County, CA]

Woman Killed in Highway 1 Pedestrian Accident

Santa Cruz County, CA (December 19, 2022) On Friday afternoon, a vehicle accident on Swanton Road claimed the life of a 76-year-old woman.

The CHP says that the deadly pedestrian accident happened at around 3 p.m. east of State Highway 1.

Reports say that a 2002 Ford backed up and fatally struck the female pedestrian standing in the driveway.

Authorities say that a 76-year-old man was driving the Ford. Officials say that the man stayed at the scene and waited for officials to arrive.

Additionally, officials say that the woman suffered serious injuries due to the crash. Paramedics transported the patient to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, however, the woman succumbed to her injuries and died at the hospital.

Furthermore, CHP is investigating the fatal vehicle accident and have ruled out impairment as a factor in the crash.


Sweet Lawyers extends sympathies to the family of the woman who died in the Highway 1 pedestrian accident. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


Deadly Pedestrian Accident

The aftereffects of a sudden familial death can feel overpowering.

The Swanton Road vehicle accident is an example that death could happen at any time, anywhere.

Worse is when a person’s negligence results in devastating effects on other people.

Thus, knowing that if your loved one died due to another’s negligence or misconduct, you have the right to sue the negligent parties for the damages that they caused.

Medical malpractice, transportation accidents, pedestrian collisions, and police brutality, are some of the examples of wrongful death.

When the bereaved files for a wrongful death claim, economic and non-economic damages are taken into consideration. These can include high medical bills, loss of benefits, funeral services costs, emotional distress, loss of income, loss of companionship, and much more.

To the bereaved of the man who died in the Highway 1 pedestrian accident, call us at (800) 674 7852. Our litigators here at Sweet Lawyers would love to tell you more about a possible wrongful death case.

When you hire us, we guarantee that our lawyers will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. Indeed, they will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain important data that will help your case.

The legal and financial damage that comes from unforeseen loss is tough to juggle in the midst of mourning. Yet, the days and months following such tragedy are the most precarious.

Click on this link and start chatting with our legal professionals. You can contact us any time of the day, and any day of the week.

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