Fresno, CA (August 17, 2019) – One person was killed and another was injured in a crash that took place in Fresno on Saturday, August 17th. The accident occurred around 11:00 a.m. on Belmont Avenue, near Cedar and Maple Avenues.
Police reports indicate that a white Trailblazer crashed into a green car. Following the initial collision, the Trailblazer continued on, striking a big rig. A 25-year-old female in the SUV died as a result of the crash. She was reported to be a passenger in the vehicle. The driver was taken to Community Medical Center for treatment of unknown injuries.
No other injuries have been reported as a result of the accident. An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing and no further details are available.
We send our condolences to the family of the victim in this tragic Fresno crash.
Fatal California Car Accidents
Each year, about 3,000 motorists are killed in California car accidents. The causes of a fatal car accident will vary, but generally include speeding, impairment, distraction, reckless driving, and drowsy driving. At this point, we do not have enough information to determine what caused this accident to occur. Police will continue to investigate and will decide why the crash took place.
If you have lost a loved one in a California car accident, you may have legal rights against the responsible driver. Under California’s wrongful death laws, you could bring a claim to recover certain types of compensation. The wrongful death statute is designed to assist families with the financial burdens in the immediate aftermath of a fatal crash as well as provide compensation for their personal loss.
At The May Firm, we have the necessary skills and experience to take on these complex claims and assist you during your time of greatest need. Our compassionate California personal injury lawyers will be there to help and we will have your back every step of the way.
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