1 Killed in Crash in San Rafael, CA
San Rafael, CA (June 17, 2018) – A multi-vehicle collision in San Rafael killed at least one individual on Saturday evening.
The deadly crash happened on the US 101 Highway around 11:25 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
Multiple vehicles were involved in the accident including a motorcycle. The final number of vehicles involved were not immediately disclosed by the CHP.
Shortly after the collision, emergency responders were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, they directed traffic around the accident and paramedics administered care to those injured. Despite the best efforts of paramedics, authorities said that at least one individual was killed as a result of the collision. This individual’s name was not immediately disclosed as authorities work to inform their next of kin.
Further identifying information for others involved in the accident was also not conveyed to the public.
Traffic was delayed around the scene as officers documented the evidence and took statements from those involved. Afterward, the debris was removed from the highway and the regular flow of traffic was resumed by 2 a.m. the following morning
An investigation into the exact nature and cause of the accident is ongoing.
We offer our sincerest condolences to the friends and family of the victim in this accident.
The circumstances surrounding this accident remain under investigation. Authorities will use the statements of those at the scene as well as the evidence collected by first responders to determine the nature of the accident and if fault lies with one or more parties. This information offers little comfort to the friends and family of the victim, and words cannot express the pain of this loss.
Car crashes are always devastating, but they’re unbearable when you’ve lost someone you care for, and we at Brady Law Group do not cover these events as a solicitation for business. We hope to encourage awareness about these dangers in our community and to offer our help to the families and friends of those affected by these accidents. If the negligent behavior of another individual caused the death of your loved one, you may be entitled to a wrongful death claim to assist with funeral costs and lost wages as well as the pain and suffering you’ve been forced to endure.
No one should face this situation alone, and we at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the legal support you deserve.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.