The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Stockton area office reported a fatal car accident in San Joaquin County on the late night of Thursday, March 11, 2021. The incident occurred at approximately 11:00 p.m. on Interstate 5 between French Camp and Lathrop, according to CHP traffic officers.
A vehicle reportedly veered off I-5, struck a roadway sign, crashed through a fence, and collided with a tree. Sadly, five parties in the car succumbed to their injuries at the scene, north of Roth Road and along South Harland Road. Further details on the fatal incident, including the decedents’ identities and what caused the vehicle to travel off Interstate 5, are unknown as an investigation is ongoing by CHP.
Coming to terms with losing a close relative is challenging, especially if the death was caused by negligence or recklessness. While no amount of money can ever make up for the loss a family has suffered, financial security for the future and the knowledge that the at-fault party has been brought to justice can provide surviving family members the sense of closure they need during this difficult time of their lives.
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When an individual has lost their life due to negligent or careless actions, it may be considered a wrongful death. Under California law, surviving family members may file a wrongful death lawsuit under such circumstances. However, specific survivors are allowed to bring a lawsuit,