Multi-Car Accident near J Street Left One Dead

SACRAMENTO, CA (February 23, 2023) – Thursday night, one victim died in a three-vehicle collision on Interstate 5.

The incident happened on January 26th, at around 9:30 p.m., on the southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway near J Street.

According to reports, a tow truck was assisting a vehicle that was out of commission on the side of the road. A Lexus stopped behind the tow truck. For reasons that are currently unclear, a Toyota rear-ended the Lexus. A Ford F-150 swerved to avoid the stalled Toyota, and pulled over into the center divider. Following this, a Hyundai rear-ended the Toyota, causing it to rear-end the Ford F-150.

As a result of this collision, two occupants of in the Toyota were affected. The rear right-hand side passenger became trapped in the vehicle, and a 67-year-old male passenger in the front of the Toyota died, due to injuries sustained.

The Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

The death of a family member is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how they can help you at (800) 500-5200.

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