Passenger Killed in Big Rig Crash on Stewart Avenue in Fremont

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September 28, 2022
Edward Smith

Fatal Big Rig Crash on Stewart Avenue

Authorities in Fremont reported a fatal big rig crash at Boyce Road and Stewart Avenue on the morning of Monday, September 26, 2022. The truck accident occurred at approximately 4:15 a.m. and involved a passenger vehicle, according to the Fremont Police Department.

Details on the Fatal Big Rig Crash on Stewart Avenue in Fremont

Fremont PD officers responded to a report of a passenger vehicle vs. truck accident in the area of Boyce Road and Stewart Avenue. Authorities arrived to locate a driver in a tanker truck and three occupants in the smaller car. Sadly, one of the two passengers in the passenger vehicle was declared deceased at the crash site. Officials indicated that their identity would be made available once the family is notified.

The driver of the big rig remained at the scene and cooperated with officials. A preliminary report revealed that the tanker truck was traveling northbound on Boyce Road while the passenger vehicle was headed westbound on Stewart Avenue. Authorities are seeking witnesses to the fatal truck accident as part of an ongoing investigation. Those with information on the incident are encouraged to contact Fremont PD at (510) 790-6800.

How Can a Wrongful Death Claim Help Our Family?

The loss of a close relative in a commercial truck accident is much more than financial hardship. Each family member may experience intangible losses, such as loss of protection and care. However, insurance companies and defense counsel do not always consider these when handling a claim against their insured. That is why it is important to retain legal counsel to protect your family’s best interests and future.

A truck accident lawyer from our law firm will do everything in our power to determine our client’s losses, including interviewing surviving family members, collecting documentation of resulting losses, and working with expert witnesses to calculate economic and non-economic damages.

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Who is Responsible for a Fatal Commercial Truck Accident?

As accident attorneys, we know it is essential to determine all financial and intangible losses as it is to identify who caused them. Our legal team establishes liability for every big rig crash case we handle. Potential negligent parties and entities in these cases may include:

  • Passenger vehicle drivers
  • Commercial truck drivers
  • Employers of negligent motorists
  • Manufacturers of faulty vehicle parts and equipment
  • Government entities for road defects from lack of maintenance or unsafe design

More than one party or entity may be held accountable for a fatal commercial truck collision. An attorney from our law firm will work toward identifying all parties liable for a deadly incident. For more details about how we can help your family, watch this video, or call us to schedule a free consultation.

Truck Accident Lawyer in Fremont

I’m Ed Smith, a Fremont truck accident lawyer. The death of a family member in a semi-truck collision is painful. At our law firm, our goal is to take as much off your family’s plate as possible during this challenging time. Our lawyers will work hard to hold the at-fault party liable on your family’s behalf. Learn more about how we can help by dialing (510) 631-0200 or (800) 404-5400. We offer free, friendly case advice.

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