Audrey Jawor Killed in a Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash in Healdsburg
Healdsburg, CA (February 9, 2022) – Audrey Jawor (25) sustained fatal injuries after getting involved in a crash on 101 in Healdsburg. The incident happened at around 1:38 pm on Monday.
According to authorities, a Dodge pickup truck struck Jawor’s black Hyundai SUV as it drove southbound on 101 between Healdsburg Avenue and Old Redwood Highway. Responders pronounced her dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, both the driver and front seat passenger of the SUV received minor to moderate injuries. Then, responders took them to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. Authorities closed the southbound lanes for investigation.
Audrey Jawor died at the scene after a two-vehicle crash on the 101.
The preliminary crash investigation indicates that the driver of the Dodge pickup truck was driving at an unsafe speed. He went too fast, considering that vehicles ahead of him were slowing down due to road construction.
California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer David deRutte said, “The roadway construction was further south from the crash location and both southbound lanes were open at the time. The Dodge didn’t slow while approaching slower moving vehicles and collided with a white Subaru and a black Hyundai Tucson.”
The Dodge’s driver cooperated with authorities. They also shared that they don’t believe that alcohol or drugs were involved in this incident.
Why Need a Crash Investigation?
Crash investigations are crucial. They can help determine the cause and liability. Motor vehicle accidents are common across the country. These investigations are important because most of the time, the fault is not on victims like Audrey Jawor.
In addition to crash investigations, trustworthy and competent attorneys are crucial to uphold the rights of the victim’s family. Fortunately, well-known and experienced auto accident lawyers, such as our team at Jacoby & Meyers, can help protect your rights by guiding every step of the process.
Personal Injury (Wrongful Death) Claims in Healdsburg
Audrey Jawor’s family members may be entitled to a wrongful death claim. They can seek damages for loss of companionship, pain and suffering, and emotional distress following a catastrophic accident such as this tragic incident.
Indeed, no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a loved one. However, receiving the maximum settlement and winning a judgment can give a sense of justice. Also, it can offer some peace of mind.
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Certainly, nothing can alleviate the pain of losing a loved one. However, it’s important to have a strong team of experienced personal injury attorneys handling your case. Jacoby & Meyers has a team of the best lawyers for car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, Healdsburg, and Sacramento. Our lawyers can help you get justice as well as the compensation you rightfully deserve, including car accident settlements and more. Give us a call today at 888-960-0480 for a free consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Audrey Jawor
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