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LOS GATOS: Jeremy Krabbe Killed In Car Accident on Highway 17 After Hitting Debris In Roadway


Nov 15, 2018

Jeremy Krabbe Accident: 49-year-old Jeremy Krabbe Died In Car Accident after Hitting Debris and Getting Struck By Another Car

 LOS GATOS, CALIFORNIA (November 14, 2018) A 49-year-old man identified as Jeremy Krabbe has tragically died in a car accident on the southbound lanes of Highway 17.

California Highway Patrol is saying that the accident happened around 5:35 a.m. when a blue truck lost control and hit the center divider. Police are saying that Jeremy Krabbe hit debris in the roadway caused by the first accident.

Jeremy Krabbe then left his vehicle and was hit by a Honda Accord. A fourth vehicle identified as a Chevy van was also involved in the collision.

California Highway Patrol are still searching for the driver of the blue pickup that hit the center divider. Anyone with information should contact the Los Gatos police Department.

Liability In Car Accidents Caused By Debris In The Roadway

Debris in the roadway contributes to thousands of accidents every year. In many situations debris may come loose after a car accident. Shredded tires are some of the most common pieces of debris that are found in the roadway. A number of items like refrigerators and mattresses also end up in the roadway when they come loose. Drivers have a responsibility to properly secure their cargo. Drivers also have to stay at the scene of an accident. If a driver leaves the scene of a car crash that causes serious bodily injury they could be charged with felony hit and run. Victims or their family may have the ability to file a claim for damages.

Getting Help From A Car Accident Lawyer

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our condolences to the family of Jeremy Krabbe. Anyone that may have information about the accident should reach out to the Los Gatos Police Department. It is deeply unfortunate that so many people choose to leave the scene of an accident. There is simply no reason for this.

If you or someone that you love has been injured or killed in a car accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of highly experienced personal injury attorneys can investigate your claim and let you know what your options are. We’ve been helping families across California for over 40 years. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need a police report after an accident we are here for you. You can always reach us at (888) 888-9285.

 Sources:

  1. Mark Gomez. Man killed in crash on Highway 17 in Los Gatos identified. November 14, 2018

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