1 Dead in Firebaugh Multi-Vehicle Accident on Interstate 5 and Nees Avenue
FIREBAUGH, CA (June 26, 2022) – Saturday afternoon, a woman died in a big rig crash on Interstate 5 and Nees Avenue.
The incident involving multiple vehicles happened at 2:17 p.m. on Interstate 5, south of the Nees Avenue off-ramp.
According to reports, the 2016 Freightliner headed north on Interstate 5. Then, the driver failed the see the slowed traffic ahead.
As a result, the semi-truck rear-ended four vehicles and overturned.
“Traffic was slowed from an earlier car fire on the shoulder,” said CHP Sergeant Robert Shaw. “The driver obviously didn’t see the slow traffic. He applied the brakes but he hit four vehicles.”
Reports confirmed that the truck first hit a 2016 Nissan Murano with its driver and two passengers. As a result, the woman sitting in the right rear passenger seat died at the scene.
The authorities haven’t disclosed her identity at this time due to pending family notification.
Moreover, the crash also led to minor injuries.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continue to investigate the crash.
We would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Dealing with Loss after a Crash in Firebaugh
The family of the victim must become aware that they have the chance to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit is the first step towards closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back a victim, we strive to secure the future of our clients. We’re here to protect them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system and has no problem overcoming challenges. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate, while we get you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll the loss of a loved one has brought will be covered with us. Thus, if you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.