1 Hospitalized in Merced Auto Accident on Highway 140 near Kibby Road
MERCED, CA (August 17, 2021) – Sunday night, a person sustained injuries in a suspected DUI crash on Highway 140 near Kibby Road.
According to Merced police, the incident happened at around 11:35 p.m. Moreover, it happened on Highway 140, east near Kibby Road.
Reports revealed that a pickup truck struck another vehicle that stopped for road construction.
Moreover, the pickup continued driving off the road and the vehicle started catching fire. CHP officers managed to pull the 43-year-old male driver of the pickup before it was fully engulfed by flames.
Furthermore, responders transported the driver to a Modesto hospital via helicopter with critical injuries.
Moreover, officials believe that drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.
If you find yourself unable to safely operate your vehicle, you can always use a ride share appinstead. By doing so, you can help to ensure the safety of yourself and others around you.
What Crash Victims Can Do After the Incident
For those involved in the crash on Highway 140 near Kibby Road, it is important to have an independent investigation held to better protect your rights. Thus, hiring the right firm, which has the resources to spend, can make all the difference in getting the compensation you deserve.
“We can secure evidence in your favor and request additional information. We will get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” says Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers have been pursuing justice for over 40 years, fighting and advocating for families continuously. Moreover, our team will guide you every step of the way to ensure that you and your loved ones receive the justice and compensation that you deserve. With us, you can be assured that your auto accident case will be well taken care of. Thus, call our office today at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional.