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Driver Jailed for Fatal Foothill Freeway DUI Car Crash

On September 14th, 2020, a 2012 BMW 528i car struck a tow truck driver who was helping a disabled driver on the Foothill Freeway, near Fruit Street. The incident was reported to have occurred around 9:00 p.m. The tow truck driver, a 40-year-old man, was standing at the freeway’s shoulder when the car hit him. He died instantly from his injuries. The car was driven by a 24-year-old woman who was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. She was jailed the next day at Los Angeles County Sheriff Department.

Was Your Loved One Injured While Working?

For several years, work-related crashes have been the leading cause of deaths for workers in the United States. You should know that if you were injured while performing an activity on behalf of an employer, you are entitled to workers’ compensation. Additionally, you can also file a personal injury claim against the driver involved, especially if their negligence is the reason for the damages you experience. If you’d like to consult your case to see whether your circumstances allow you to claim both personal injury and workers’ compensation, contact us at (866) 698-2306.

Source: My News LA

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