[04-13-2020] San Jose, CA – One Man Dead After a Fatal 2-Vehicle Accident on North White Road

An unidentified man was killed after a fatal two-vehicle accident in the Alum Rock neighborhood of San Jose last Monday afternoon, April 13th. 

According to the initial reports from the San Jose Police, the accident occurred at around 4:20 p.m. on North White Road and Gion Avenue. 

A black 2017 Nissan Rogue was reportedly driving southbound on White Road. The Nissan attempted to turn left onto Gion Avenue, where a green 2002 Volkswagen Passat suddenly struck it. 

The Passat was driving south on the northbound side of White Road before the crash. 

Due to the severity of the impact, the Volkswagen overturned and crashed into parked vehicles. 

The driver of the Volkswagen died at the scene. The Nissan driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the local authorities. 

Car Crash Investigation is Underway

The San Jose Police Department is currently investigating the cause of the crash. 

Witnesses are urged to contact San Jose police Detective Troy Sirmons at 408-277-4654 for any helpful additional information they can provide about the accident. 

According to the statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 3,304 fatal car accidents in California in 2017. Although head-on collisions only represent 2 percent of accidents, they account for 10 percent of fatalities on U.S. roadways. 

Two-vehicle collisions are caused by a variety of factors such as drunk driving, speeding, and distracted driving. During the official investigation, the police will attempt to figure out the reason why the accident occurred. 

When facing cases like this, it’s imperative to have an experienced San Jose wrongful death attorney to conduct an independent investigation. 

Attorneys have the resources to prove the negligence of the liable party. They will re-interview important witnesses, analyze any surveillance video from the scene of the crash, and collect vital phone and texting records of the responsible party. 

Wrongful Death Attorney for Victims of Car Accidents in San Jose

Losing a loved one after a fatal car accident can be quite devastating. While waiting for the results of the official investigation, the victim’s family is entitled to pursue a wrongful death claim with the help of their attorney. 

After a car accident, the liable party is held accountable by the law to compensate for the medical expenses, lost earnings, and future loss of profits of the victim. Through the personal injury claim, the victim can demand compensation for the damages (such as loss of income, emotional trauma, and pain and suffering) that the accident has caused them. 

Attorneys can serve as a helpful legal guide for the victim during this difficult time. They will vigorously fight for your rights and best interests while ensuring that the guilty party will be held accountable for their negligence. 

If you believe you have grounds to file a claim, retain a local car accident attorney in California near you who can help you navigate car accident laws. Arash Law has decades of experience throughout California and has secured million-dollar settlements and verdicts for our clients. Our car accident team can investigate your crash, identify the potential defendant(s), and file your claim with the civil court system as quickly as possible. Don’t delay – you’re just a phone call away from learning your legal options.

Call (888) 488-1391 or get in touch online to schedule a free case evaluation.

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