1 Killed and 1 Hospitalized in Coalinga Two-Vehicle Accident on Highway 145
COALINGA, CA (February 24, 2021) – Tuesday evening, a person died while another one sustained injuries in a head-on crash on Highway 145.
According to California Highway Patrol, at around 6:00 p.m., a southbound SUV traveled on Highway 145. Then, it veered towards the northbound lanes and collided with a pickup truck head-on.
Afterward, responders pronounced the pickup driver dead on the scene. Meanwhile, responders rushed the female driver of the SUV to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno after sustaining moderate injuries.
Furthermore, officers closed the on-ramp and off-ramp on Highway 145 near I-5 for a few hours to give way to the investigation.
We at Sweet Lawyers send our sincere condolences to those grieving the death of the victim.
How To Proceed Following a Crash
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that two out of three vehicle drivers will take part in an injury accident during their lifetime. Moreover, in the event of a collision itself, remain calm. By doing so, you can properly handle the immediate aftermath of the incident.
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