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The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver died from his injuries after being transported to the hospital. It is not yet known how fast the truck was going, but excess speed is suspected as a cause of the deadly accident.
A difficulty arises in situations like this. Family members of the passenger are grieving their loss and looking for answers. They want -- and have every right -- to file a wrongful death claim against the at-fault driver. However, the driver did not survive the accident. The passenger's survivorsy may not know how to proceed with their claim. Speaking with a Virginia wrongful death attorney who has experience in such matters ca help them get answers.