ELK GROVE, CALIFORNIA (March 1, 2017) – A semi-truck was involved in a fatal rollover accident on Wednesday evening on Interstate 5, according to a California Highway Patrol report. (map)
The accident happened around 7:50 a.m. on the southbound side of Interstate 5, near Lambert Road. A semi-truck hauling wood was involved in a collision with a vehicle, causing the semi truck to veer from the southbound side to the northbound side. The semi overturned before landing in a ditch and bursting into flames. The second involved vehicle ended up in the center divider, where it also caught on fire.
At least one person, identified as Matthew Micenheimer was tragically killed in the collision. The accident remains under active investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating collision,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm.
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Elk Grove, Sacramento, San Diego, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.