A multi-vehicle collision in Sacramento kills one and injures three other people on Tuesday, September 8.
According to the California Highway Patrol’s initial reports, the fatal crash took place on Interstate 5 at Florin Road in Sacramento at around 6:00 p.m. A big rig rear-ended a sedan, which sparked the multi-vehicle collision. A total of nine vehicles were said to be involved in the accident.
The big rig tipped over, blocking all of the southbound lanes. The driver of the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene. Three people sustained injuries from the accident. Alcohol and drugs did not appear to be factored in the crash.
Multi-Vehicle Collision Investigation is Underway
When three or more cars collide on the roadway, it is considered a multi-vehicle collision. This type of car accident is commonly caused by a “chain reaction,” when one car bumps into another, which causes the other to hit the next vehicle.
Multi-vehicle collisions are commonly caused by drunk driving, speeding, and distracted driving. It can be quite challenging to pinpoint liability during a multi-vehicle collision investigation, so it is essential to hire an experienced Sacramento County personal injury attorney to conduct an independent investigation. Attorneys can re-interview important witnesses, review relevant surveillance footage from the scene, and obtain the responsible party’s phone and texting records.
Wrongful Death Attorney for Victims of Multi-Vehicle Collisions in Sacramento County
After suddenly losing a loved one from a fatal multi-vehicle collision, the victim’s family may face extreme distress and stress.
While waiting for the official investigation results, the victim’s family is encouraged to pursue a wrongful death claim with their attorney’s help. Through the wrongful death claim, the victim’s family can seek compensation for the damages (such as loss of companionship and income, funeral expenses, pain and suffering, and emotional distress) caused by the fatal accident.
Attorneys can serve as a compassionate, helpful legal guide during this difficult time for the grieving family. They will vigorously fight for their client’s rights and best interests while ensuring that the liable party will be held accountable for their negligence. Attorneys can also negotiate with insurance companies on behalf of their clients to ensure they are compensated fairly.
If you have a nagging suspicion that someone is to blame for your spouse or family member’s death or injury, contact Arash Law. We have the resources you need to pursue justice for wrongful death and the experience to ensure fair compensation. We’re conveniently located throughout California, with offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, Riverside, Orange County, and San Diego, and are happy to visit you. Call (888) 488-1391 for a FREE Consultation with a wrongful death attorney in California.