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Gloucester, VA – One Killed in Collision on Route 17

Gloucester, VA – One Killed in Collision on Route 17

Blaszkow Legal, PLLC May 1, 2024

Gloucester, VA (May 1, 2024) – A fatal collision reported in Gloucester County claimed one person’s life. The incident occurred at around 11:30 a.m. on Monday morning, April 29.

According to area law enforcement, a 2013 Hyundai Elantra was traveling north on Route 17 when it collided with a 2008 Ford F-350 near Glenns Road. The Ford was also traveling northbound at the time of the collision. The impact of the crash caused the Elantra to go off the side of the roadway and overturn. The driver was ejected from the vehicle, resulting in fatal injuries. The victim, identified only as a male, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Three people in the Ford were not injured in the crash. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the man killed in this accident.

Fatal Auto Accidents in Virginia

Coping with the consequences of a deadly road accident is an overwhelming challenge. Every year, numerous lives are lost on Virginia's roads, many due to the careless behavior of other motorists. Speeding, driving under the influence, and reckless driving are just a few of the actions that lead to tragic outcomes.

For families left to mourn the unexpected loss of a loved one, the sorrow is often compounded by significant financial strains. The costs associated with funerals, burials, and other final expenses can be significant. Initiating a wrongful death claim could provide the necessary financial support to help families through these harrowing times.

The pain of losing someone to a fatal crash is immense and navigating through the aftermath can seem insurmountable. Yet, it is crucial for families to know they have legal avenues to pursue justice for their loved ones. Working with a knowledgeable Virginia wrongful death lawyer can be a pivotal step in holding the culpable party accountable, thereby securing both closure and compensation for your family. With the right legal counsel, the process of seeking justice becomes more manageable, offering a path towards honoring your loved one’s memory.

At Blaszkow Legal, PLLC, our commitment lies in delivering understanding and effective legal assistance to individuals who've suffered due to others' negligence. We recognize the profound emotional and financial impact these tragedies inflict on families. Leveraging our comprehensive experience in personal injury law, we stand ready to advocate for your rights, ensuring you receive the compensation you rightfully deserve. If you or someone close to you has been injured or if you have lost a loved one due to reckless behavior, we encourage you to contact our Virginia personal injury law office at 703-879-5910. Our team is here to offer you the guidance and support needed during such trying periods, fighting tenaciously on your behalf. You're not alone in this—allow us to be your ally in seeking justice.

Note: When creating these blog posts, our team of writers utilizes external sources, including local and state news sources, social media platforms, police accident incident reports, state police accident reports, and at times, eyewitness accounts. Please contact us immediately if you discover any incorrect information so that we can update the post with the most current, accurate information available.

Disclaimer: This post is not a business solicitation, and none of the information provided in this blog post should be interpreted as medical or legal advice. If you have been injured in an accident, seek immediate medical attention. This post's featured image was not captured at the actual accident scene.