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Teenager Jose Castillo Got Killed in a Fatal Crash in Concord, CA
Concord, CA (March 1, 2022) – Jose Castillo (16) died after getting hit by multiple vehicles on the intersection of Clayton Street and Galindo Road in Concord. According to Fox 11, the incident happened at around 3:30 pm on Friday.
According to authorities, the crash happened when Castillo was riding his bicycle from Mount Diablo High School. Then, responders pronounced Castillo dead at the scene. Four other people got involved in the crash. However, they weren’t taken to the hospital.
16-year-old Jose Castillo got into the collision while riding his bicycle from school.
The school’s principal Lorne Barbosa said, “We’re still coming out of the pandemic and there’s already been a lot of loss for our students, for our families.”
Castillo’s cousin Jorge Reyes Castillo set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for funeral costs. People placed candles and flowers around the area in memory of Castillo.
Castillo’s untimely death happened just a couple of months after he moved from El Salvador. Police arrested one of the drivers involved in the incident for vehicular manslaughter.
Location of Jose Castillo’s Pedestrian Accident in Concord, CA
Personal Injury Claims (Wrongful Death) in Concord
In this case, the family members of Jose Castillo 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.
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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Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Jose Castillo
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 any car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, Concord, 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.
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