On Sunday, November 8th, a two-vehicle collision ended deadly after a suspect road rage attack ensued following the crash. Los Angeles County Sheriff Department is the lead investigator of the case. The incident happened just past 5:30 a.m. on Laurel Park Road in East Rancho Dominguez. The victim, a 67-year-old man, was one of the drivers of the vehicles involved in the collision. The suspect was an individual of unknown age and gender, was the other driver. The victim and the suspect had a quarrel which ended with the victim being struck multiple times by the suspect using the victim’s vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene because of the injuries sustained from this incident. The suspect tried to flee the scene but was apprehended by authorities shortly after.
Will Auto-Insurance Payout Be Dispensed If a Victim Dies Outside of Vehicle?
In a case such as the one above, where the victim died because he was killed using his own vehicle by another party, it can be difficult to determine whether or not the victim’s auto insurance will dispense the death benefit that auto insurance owners are generally entitled to. If you are the deceased’s family member of similar circumstances who are looking for some clarity regarding this matter, it is best to take a look at the deceased’s auto insurance policy. A lawyer who specializes in an auto insurance claim after a car accident would also be of help to you. If you want to get in touch with one of our legal counsel, call us at (800) 310-1606 to get a free consultation today.
Source: CBS Local