Terry Lavern, 49, Killed in Bay Bridge Accident Near Treasure Island
LOCATION: San Francisco
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, September 21st
September 22, 2018 – A 49-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a traffic collision on Bay Bridge Friday morning, according to San Francisco Gate.
The fatality was identified as Terry Lavern, of San Francisco.
Deadly Multi-Vehicle Crash Friday in San Francisco
Primary reports indicated Lavern was involved in a multi-vehicle accident in the westbound lanes of the Bay Bridge just west of Treasure Island around 10:45 a.m.
Officials said Lavern was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where he was sadly declared dead.
As per the article, westbound traffic was blocked for more than an hour and a half after the wreck while officials conducted an investigation and cleared the scene.
No other injuries have been yet reported on the accident. Detectives handling the case continue to work to determine several factors in the wreck.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Mr. Terry Lavern as they search for peace and comfort.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
A forensic examination of the two automobiles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine exactly what happened here and why. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
In this specific case, the family members of Mr. Terry Lavern will have the right to a wrongful death claim. Surviving family of victims killed in car accidents would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
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