In April 2016 it is reported in the Liverpool Echo that a fatal road traffic accident occurred. Soon after the tragic accident the in Aigburth Liverpool it revealed a headline that the car involved had been seen ‘bouncing down the road’ immediately following the fatal crash.
The vehicle involved killed a pedestrian. An eye witnesses said that the driver was seen with his head in his hands as he stood at the side of the road.
It was reported that he was later detailed by the police on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
Information on Death By Dangerous Driving
Such tragedy is devastating to families and loved ones left behind. The loss is just unthinkable but another heat ache is the sudden ‘death’ of a loved one. It’s totally unexpected. Everyone who is affected is in shock and it is difficult to comprehend life going forward.
The tragic events give rise to questions of:
- Could it have been avoided?
Who Can Help Bereaved Families?
The first point of advice will be the police. They have the immediate power to investigate the fatal car accident. They will have access to the vehicle(s) involved, take forensic data for use in any court case that may arise at a later stage. Also, of course, the power to prosecute the driver if it is considered the cause was death by dangerous driving. Specialists fatal accident solicitors like ourselves will also assist families to deal with all the paper-work, obtain information from the Police and the Coroner and deal with any fatal accident compensation.
For more information to bring a claim for death by dangerous driving and obtaining compensation please contact the fatal accident claim solicitors.