Sacramento, CA (May 10, 2024) – On Wednesday, troopers with the California Highway Patrol were looking for witnesses to an incident on Highway 99 near Sacramento that involved a deceased victim and three vehicles.

According to a press release issued by the CHP’s South Sacramento office on Wednesday afternoon, the incident occurred on Highway 99 in the southbound lanes, somewhat north of Fruitridge Road, at about 4:15 a.m. Brandon Nicholas Metz, 25, of Sacramento, was identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office on Wednesday as the pedestrian who died in the Highway 99 crash.

According to the press release, three cars were involved in the collision: a 2013 Honda driven by a 32-year-old driver, a 2009 Toyota driven by a 22-year-old man from Elk Grove, and a 2013 Toyota driven by a 64-year-old man from Grass Valley. However, no further details were reported. Investigators urged anybody with information about the fatal collision to contact the CHP.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their complete recovery.

Deadly Vehicle Accidents in California

You are almost certainly saddled with the financial burden of substantial property damage and medical expenses following a car accident. Moreover, long-term or even fatal injuries frequently result from these vehicle collisions, upending the lives of victims and their families. If you sustained injuries as a result of a negligent driver’s actions in a car accident or have lost a loved one due to another motorist’s carelessness, it is essential that you consult with an auto accident attorney.

Under California’s personal injury law, a negligent party may be liable for the damages incurred when they cause a car accident injuring others or losses in a wrongful death action, should a victim die from their injuries. For these reasons and more, victims must consult with an attorney regarding the potential compensation for which they qualify in a settlement or case proceeding to court.

Don’t miss out on your chance to get the justice you deserve; contact the Law Offices of J.G. Winter as soon as possible. Attorney Jeremy Winter understands what victims and their families endure following an accident because he has gone through the experience himself. Furthermore, he will manage the day-to-day responsibilities associated with your accident claim. These tasks include evaluating the evidence, communicating with witnesses, and settling differences with respective insurance companies. We won’t stop fighting to get justice for you and your family after a car crash has turned your lives upside-down.

Our goal is to ensure that your recovery process following a fatal accident is as stress-free as possible. We know that no amount of recompense can truly make up for the loss of your loved one, but we want to ensure you get the justice you deserve in the aftermath of an accident due to another driver’s negligence. Call our Sacramento wrongful death attorneys at 844-705-0431 to arrange a free consultation at your earliest convenience.

Note: The information in this publication is sourced from secondary materials such as news reports, blogs, police records, and eyewitness accounts. J.G. Winter Law has not independently confirmed these details. If you find inaccuracies or wish for the story to be removed, please contact us. We will quickly respond by correcting or removing the content as needed

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