[12-07-2020] Shasta County, CA – One Person Killed After Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Redding

An unidentified man was killed after getting hit by a semi-truck in Redding on Monday morning, December 7. 

[12-07-2020] Shasta County, CA - One Person Killed After Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Redding-minThe deadly accident occurred on Interstate 5 Freeway near Cypress Avenue in Redding at approximately 5:10 a.m. 

The pedestrian was reportedly walking along Interstate 5 when a tractor-trailer suddenly hit him. The reason why the accident occurred has not been established. 

The victim sustained life-threatening injuries from the accident. He was later pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver that struck the victim was later identified as 43-year-old Guillermo Campos Jr. he remained at the scene and cooperated with local authorities. 

Fatal Pedestrian Accident Investigation is Underway 

Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the fatal accident. They will attempt to determine the liability in the crash. 

Pedestrians are more vulnerable to the dangers on the road in comparison to passengers in a private vehicle. They currently make up a large percentage of traffic fatalities in the U.S. these past 33 years.

Pedestrian accidents in California are becoming a growing concern. In 2018, approximately 6,227 pedestrians were killed in the U.S., according to the Governors Highway Safety Administration. This type of accident is commonly caused by distracted driving, negligent driving, speeding, and drivers failing to yield to pedestrians. 

When facing cases like this, it’s vital to have an experienced Shasta County wrongful death attorney specializing in fatal pedestrian accidents to conduct an independent investigation. Attorneys have the resources that can help them prove the negligence of the liable party. They can re-interview important witnesses, review relevant surveillance footage from the scene, and obtain the responsible party’s phone and texting records. 


Shasta County Wrongful Death Attorney for Victims of Fatal Pedestrian Accidents 

The sudden death of a loved one can be quite devastating for the victim’s family. It may leave them vulnerable to manipulation by both insurance companies and other parties. It is advisable for the family left behind to pursue a wrongful death claim with their attorney’s assistance. Although their loved ones won’t be brought back to life anymore, they can give their loved ones justice through the wrongful death claim.

The liable party will be required by law to provide financial compensation for the victim’s medical bills, funeral expenses, pain and suffering of the decedent, and loss of companionship. Attorneys can serve as a compassionate, helpful guide for the grieving family during this difficult time. 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. 

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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 that you get 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.

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