Sacramento, CA – On January 20, 2024, around midnight, emergency responders were dispatched to the intersection of Southport Parkway and Silverwood Rd following a report of a vehicle overturning and catching fire, according to a press release from the West Sacramento Police Department.
The incident resulted in one individual being pronounced dead at the scene, while the second individual was transported to the hospital. The current condition of the survivor remains unknown.
The West Sacramento Police Department Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation into the collision. The cause of the incident is under scrutiny, and the identities of those involved, along with further details, are not being disclosed at this time. Updates will be provided as the investigation progresses.
Wrongful Death Claims
For a family mourning the loss of a loved one lost in a fatal car collision, a wrongful death claim filed with the insurance provider of the at-fault driver can provide compensation to help cover medical fees, burial costs, and even the lost of financial support for dependents of the deceased. To get the most out of their wrongful death claim, families should consider the help of a personal injury attorney who can negotiate with insurance companies on their behalf.