Barry McGrath Died after Getting Involved in a Car Accident in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA (February 1, 2022) – Barry McGrath (38) died in a two-vehicle collision in San Francisco’s Outer Sunset District. The incident happened at around 7:35 pm on Saturday.
According to authorities, McGrath was sitting as an Uber passenger in a Honda SUV. The Honda collided with an Audi SUV, around the corner of 46th Avenue and Lincoln Street. Responders took McGrath to the hospital, but was later pronounced dead.
Barry McGrath was taken to the hospital, but succumbed to his injuries.
The Audi’s driver left the scene before authorities arrived. According to reports, authorities received the report about the stolen Audi on Jan. 12. Police described the Audi’s driver as a 45-year-old male who is bald and over six feet tall.
McGrath was a San Francisco GAA member and native of Claregalway. In fact, he was a treasurer of the GAA group’s board. In a Facebook post, the San Francisco GAA posted that McGrath was a “highly regarded member of the Bay Area Irish community.”
Also, St. Joseph’s Hurling Club in Silicon Valley expressed their grief over losing McGrath. He was a chairperson and player. “Barry was always there for anyone as a friend, always the first person to volunteer to help the club and was heavily involved in the San Francisco GAA community,” The St. Joseph’s club shared on Facebook
Authorities are still investigating the incident. If you have any information about this incident, you can contact the Police Department’s tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” at the start of the message.
Who can Pursue Personal Injury Claims (Wrongful Death) in San Francisco?
In this case, the family members of Barry McGrath can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition to that, negligence by a person or business can contribute to an accident, which might have resulted in the death of a family member. If that is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and receive a big settlement.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Barry McGrath
Definitely, 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.
In the case of Barry McGrath, you can get an attorney specializing rideshare accidents. Do you have any legal questions about accidents? Check out these resources on common accident-related legal advice:
- Wrongful Death
- Hit and Run Accident
- Uber And Lyft Ridesharing Accident
- Car Accident
- Motorcycle Accident
- Truck Accident
- Pedestrian Accident
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. Whether you need a San Francisco or Los Angeles Uber lawyer, Jacoby & Meyers has a team of the best personal injury attorneys who can help you seek the justice you deserve. 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.
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