Terry Nilsen Jr. Died after a DUI Collision in Chico
Chico, CA (March 8, 2022) – Terry Nilsen Jr. (22) died on Esplanade after Chase Jacobsen (24) hit him while driving under the influence. According to Nationwide Report, the incident happened at around 12:39 am on Sunday.
According to authorities, Nilsen Jr. rode his moped on Esplanade’s 3500 block near Shasta Elementary School. Then, Jacobsen struck him while driving a pickup truck, wedging Nilsen Jr. underneath.
Terry Nilsen Jr. died after Jacobsen’s pickup truck hit him.
Nilsen Jr. sustained major injuries. Then, he died later in a hospital. Meanwhile, officers arrested Jacobsen for driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter with no bail.
Right now, authorities are reviewing the incident. No other details are available at the moment.
Google Map of Esplanade 3500 Chico where Terry Nilsen Jr. was hit by Jacobsen
Personal Injury (Wrongful Death) Claims in Chico
Terry Nilsen Jr.’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.
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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 Terry Nilsen Jr.
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