Ramon Costa Ortiz, 49, Identified as Victim
BEAUMONT (April 3rd, 2019)
A trucker was killed on Wednesday when his tractor trailer was struck while parked on the shoulder of the 60 Freeway in Beaumont.
A witness at the scene told police that a vehicle veered off the road and struck the truck.
The trucker was reported lying on the eastbound shoulder of the road at 5 p.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene.
He has since been identified by officials are Ramon Costa Ortiz, 49,
The investigation into the crash is ongoing.
For this particular incident, the driver of the vehicle who struck the truck will be held fully liable and responsible for this incident. There will be other factors to look into as well such as whether drugs or alcohol played a role and if distracted driving or speed was an issue.
In such cases where a motorist is found at fault, families of deceased victims can file a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault parties seeking compensation for damages including funeral costs, lost future income and loss of love and companionship.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
If you have lost a loved one in auto accident due to the negligence of another motorist or party and are looking for guidance or legal advice, contact Bond & Taylor Law Firm for legal help today at 833-266-3534.