Sacramento, CA (March 15, 2023) – A fatal motor vehicle accident took place in the Sacramento area on Monday, according to official reports.
On March 13, California Highway Patrol troopers out of Sacramento were called to the scene of a crash on Marysville Boulevard.
Crash reports from CHP show that a motorcycle and a sedan collided on Marysville Boulevard between Arcata Boulevard in Sonoma Boulevard. The crash prompted CHP in the Sacramento fire department to shut down the highway as they worked to clear the road.
One victim was severely hurt in the crash. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
A second victim was rushed to an area hospital for emergency care.
Crash investigations are currently underway.
Fatal Auto Accidents in California
Motorcycle accidents in California take the lives of hundreds of victims annually. Quite often, these accidents are caused by the negligent actions of drivers, despite the fact that motorcyclists are often stereotyped as careless and negligent. We see far too many motorcyclists die as a result of drivers who switch lanes recklessly after failing to check their blind spots, those who enter into roadways in front of bikers without checking, and those who turn in intersections without looking for motorcyclists.
Drivers who are reckless and negligent continue to be the cause of severe and fatal accidents every single day in our state. The fact that motorcyclists have only helmets to protect them in most cases means that they are more vulnerable to suffering significant and fatal injuries due to crashes. The unexpected loss of a loved one can be incredibly difficult to deal with.
There are many cases where families struggle to move forward. Trying to come up with the financial resources for funeral and burial expenses, dealing with the lost earnings, and combatting various other financial and noneconomic burdens can be incredibly difficult. After losing a loved one in a fatal accident, it is crucial that your family seeks justice from the person who took your life.
Filing a wrongful death claim can provide your family with the financial resources needed to alleviate all of the financial burdens you face in the aftermath of a fatal crash. Furthermore, it can help to ensure you have the financial resources that you need for years to come.
Wilshire Law Firm is dedicated to providing exceptional legal representation and navigating our clients through the complex process of personal injury claims. Our experienced attorneys are committed to delivering results in an effort to bring justice and financial security back into our clients’ lives. If you or someone you know has been injured due to someone else’s negligence, contact us today at 800-358-1884 for a free consultation with one of our trusted attorneys and learn how we can help you get the compensation you deserve.