Woodland Hills, CA –One Killed in Auto Wreck on 101 Freeway near Topanga Canyon Blvd
Woodland Hills, CA (October 23, 2022) – Authorities in Woodland Hills responded to the scene of an auto accident that resulted in injuries. At around 12:30 a.m., on October 19, calls for assistance came in surrounding an auto accident on 101 Freeway.
Reports from local authorities show that a crash involving an SUV and an SUV took place on 101 Freeway near Topanga Canyon Boulevard. The impact of the crash caused the SUV to roll over and come to rest on its roof. Three people became trapped under the mangled SUV, requiring them to be extricated by firefighters.
One of the victims was pronounced deceased as a result of their injuries. Two others in the vehicle were transported to area hospitals for emergency care. The truck driver was treated for minor injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We hope those who were hurt as a result of this crash recover quickly.
Our condolences go out to the family of the victim who died in this crash.
Fatal Truck Accidents in California
When a large truck is involved in a fatal accident, the consequences can be devastating. The family of the victim may be left with medical bills, funeral costs, and other expenses. They may also suffer from the loss of income if the victim was the primary breadwinner. If the truck driver was at fault, the family may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the trucking company.
The first step in filing a wrongful death lawsuit is to determine who is at fault. If the truck driver was negligent, then the trucking company may be held liable. There are many ways that a truck driver can be negligent, such as driving while fatigued or under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If it can be proven that the trucking company was aware of the driver's negligence and did nothing to stop it, then they may be held liable for any accidents that occurred as a result.
The next step is to gather evidence to support your claim. This includes eyewitness testimony, police reports, and medical records. It is essential to have strong evidence to back up your claim in order to improve your chances of success.
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal truck accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. A skilled Los Angeles wrongful death attorney can help you investigate your claim and build a strong case against the responsible parties.
Our truck accident attorneys at The Law Offices of John C. Ye are well-versed in handling wrongful death cases for families. We can help your family secure compensation to cover the losses and damages you face.
Schedule a free case evaluation by contacting our personal injury lawyers at 866-771-9467 to get started.
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