Fatal Collision on State Route 94 in Jamul
48-year-old Jennifer Kathelen Nichols, the wife of Kirk Nichols, was killed in a crash in Jamul on Saturday evening.
The tragic accident took place on February 5th around 6:20 p.m. on State Route 94.
According to CHP, a Mazda B300 pickup truck was towing a boat when the trailer became detached for unknown reasons.
As a result, it collided with Nichol’s vehicle, a Fiat 500.
Kirk Nichols suffered unspecified injuries and Jennifer was rushed to Sharp Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.
Sadly, Jennifer was pronounced dead Saturday evening due to her injuries.
CHP is actively investigating the crash.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to Kirk Nichols and the family of Jennifer Kathelen Nichols during this time.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.