1 Killed Lamont Crash on Weedpatch Highway Saturday
LAMONT (September 30, 2018) – A fatal traffic collision took place along Highway 184 on Saturday night, according to 23 ABC News.
The accident was reported at about 10:32 p.m.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said several vehicles collided on Highway 184, also known as Weedpatch Highway.
Paramedics responded to the scene and confirmed that one person was killed as a result of the crash. The name of the deceased has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, CHP did not specify the total number of cars involved and if there were other parties injured in the wreck which occurred between East Panama Lane and Mountain View Road.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
Kern County Wrongful Death Lawyer
A forensic examination of all the vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the liability in the deadly collision. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each party was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the cars, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, its final resting position, skid marks, and gouge marks.
Pending the results of the investigation, the surviving family of the deceased may possess the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit seeking a recompense for the funeral costs, lost wages, loss of love and companionship.
Call Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with our experienced Kern County wrongful death lawyer at 855-703-4186.
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