Daniel Davis, of Fresno, Died in Selma Car Crash on Highway 99 near Floral Avenue
Selma, California (October 27, 2021) – Authorities have identified the man who died in a Monday afternoon two-car crash that happened on Highway 99 in Selma.
Daniel Davis, 27, from Merced, died at the scene of the crash that occurred at around 4:00 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the highway, just north of Floral Avenue.
An initial police investigation revealed that Davis was, for unknown reasons, stopped in the center median of Highway 99.
At the same time, a 65-year-old Warner Springs man was traveling northbound on the highway and was approaching slowed traffic when he swerved into the center median to avoid crashing into the car in front of him. By doing so, his car collided with Davis’ vehicle in the center median.
Davis died at the crash scene. He was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision.
Authorities said there was heavy rainfall at the time of the accident.
Fatal Auto Accidents in California
Auto accidents happen every day in roadways in California, some of them resulting in significant injuries that ultimately cause death.
It is unfortunate that many fatal car accidents in California result from the negligence of one or more drivers.
The aftermath of a fatal collision is always unbearable for the deceased’s family members.
Although there is no amount of compensation that can replace a loved one, the immediate family members of the deceased can file a wrongful death claim to help settle outstanding medical bills. In addition, there is a need to seek compensation for loss of consortium, loss of a loved one’s future income, emotional suffering, among other damages.
Wrongful Death Claim
A wrongful death claim can be negotiated with an insurance company or through a court of law. For a family member to establish a wrongful death claim, there must be evidence that the negligent party directly caused the injuries and death of their loved one.
At this point, it is advisable to involve a qualified wrongful death lawyer to help bring expertise to your claim.
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