Kia Passenger Killed in Desert Hot Springs Crash
Desert Hot Springs, CA (July 24, 2021)– On Thursday, a 27-year-old woman lost her life in a head-on crash on North Indian Canyon Drive.
The authorities received the crash report just before 6 p.m., near Mission Lakes Boulevard.
Officers said the 28-year-old Kia driver departed the eastbound roadway and in a bid to correct course, the driver went into the opposing lanes of traffic.
As a result, the Kia crashed head-on with a pickup.
Unfortunately, the female Kia passenger died at the scene.
Rescuers took the Kia driver to an area hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. Officers expect him to survive.
Meanwhile, paramedics evaluated the pickup driver at the scene after complaining of pain.
The investigating officers are still working on the case.
We at Sweet Lawyers know how painful it is losing a loved one in a traffic crash. Our thoughts are with the deceased’s loved ones in this painful time.
A Wrongful Death Claim May Help
It is true that the loss of a dear one is irreversible, that is why it is important that you and your family is aware of what to do next.
In a painful situation like the crash on North Indian Canyon Drive, it is key that the bereaved knows they can take power in the tragic situation, despite feeling defeated by the grief surrounding the matter.
That being said, filing a wrongful death claim may be a big help.
A wrongful death claim is a civil action brought forth by relatives of a deceased whose death was caused by the negligence of another party.
It allows families to hold parties liable for the irrevocable damages they have caused.
Depending on the type of situation, settlements can be anywhere from several hundreds thousand of dollars to tens of millions of dollars.
Significantly alleviating most or all of the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.