The driver of a vehicle that hit a building in San Jose on Wednesday, December 16th has passed away from his injuries on Wednesday, December 23rd. San Jose Police Department is the lead investigator in the case. The driver was identified by the Santa Clara coroner’s office as Alberto Alvarez, a 31-year-old man from San Jose. He was driving his car above the speed limit around Lincoln Avenue and Savaker Street when he lost control of his vehicle and hit the storefront of a business. Alvarez was thrown out of his vehicle from the impact of the crash. He survived the crash but later died in the hospital. Authorities are still investigating the circumstances of the crash.
What Can You Do If the At-Fault Driver of Your Car Accident Died?
Amongst all victim types who died in a car accident, drivers overwhelmingly represent the highest percentage in the United States. Thus, a case where the at-fault driver dies in a car accident, leaving their victims to suffer the impact of their negligent actions, is not that unusual. That doesn’t mean that you, the victim, are out of legal options to take. You can still pursue a claim against their estates – that is within your right as a victim. To know more about what you need to prepare when taking this line of action, call us today at (800) 310-1606 to get a free legal consultation on your case.
Source: SF Gate