A pedestrian was fatally injured after a vehicular incident in Saugus on Wednesday, January 20th. Los Angeles County Fire Department was one of the first responders present at the scene. The incident happened at about 10:00 p.m. between Seco Canyon Road and Bouquet Canyon Road. The vehicles involved were traveling on Seco Canyon Road when the driver struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian was later identified as a 35-year-old man named Carlos Salgado-Ruiz from Santa Clarita. The driver remained at the scene to cooperate with the authorities, though no arrest has been made in connection to the incident.
Who Can File A Claim on Behalf of a Deceased Car Accident Victim?
There are several parties who have a right to file a claim on behalf of a deceased car accident victim. First, the surviving family members. If you are one of them, you can file a wrongful death claim against the at-fault driver who caused the car accident to occur. Second, the person who has been named as the beneficiary of the deceased’s estate. If you don’t happen to be related to the victim but were named in their will, then you may have the ability to file a claim on their behalf. Call us today at (800) 310-1606 to get a free consultation on your car accident case, available 24/7.
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