Fatal Car Crash on Shoreline Highway 1
Fatal Crash in Leggett
Leggett, California. (June 22, 2018) — One individual has been confirmed dead as the result of an accident on Shoreline Highway 1 on Friday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision involved at least two vehicles and took place at approximately 10:41 a.m along a curve in the highway. At the time of posting, the exact number of victims and vehicles involved in the accident have not been released to the public.
Police and first responders were dispatched to the scene to administer care and assist where needed. Due to the accident, police closed the northbound lane of the highway and traffic was substantially delayed as a result. However, one-way traffic was permitted while investigators documented the scene and spoke with victims and witnesses. Initial reports suggest that a vehicle may have gone over the embankment, but those have not been confirmed by the California Highway Patrol.
Officials did reveal that at least one individual died as a result of the crash, but they would not clarify how many people had been injured and the name of the victim has not yet been released as officers contact the individual’s next of kin.
An investigation is ongoing into the accident.
Traffic Accident Investigation
We offer our condolences and deepest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim in this accident. The dangers on our roadways are often overlooked until a tragedy like this one forces us to all acknowledge the potentially deadly consequences of driving without one’s full focus directed at the road. The death of a loved one is never easy to face or easy to process, and we wish nothing but the best for all those affected by this tragedy. As you grieve the loss, the final costs of a funeral can be gargantuan, and if your loved one died as the result of another person’s negligence, it may be possible to receive compensation for those expenses..
We at Brady Law Group understand the difficult time you’re facing, and we will work with you to ensure your rights and help in whatever ways we can. Please call us at (866) 435-6581 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