2 Dead in Visalia Auto Accident on Highway 99 and Avenue 48
VISALIA, CA (March 16, 2021) – Friday afternoon, two people died in a crash on Highway 99 and Avenue 48 near Visalia.
The incident occurred just before 1:30 p.m. on northbound Highway 99, just south of Avenue 48.
According to officers, the driver of a 2006 Chevrolet headed north on Highway 99. Then, the vehicle a 2003 Toyota pulling a trailer from the rear.
Afterward, the Chevrolet crashed with the rear of the trailer. As a result, the 2003 Toyota traveled out of control into the east side of the freeway until it overturned.
The impact ejected a 30-year-old male Toyota passenger in the Toyota. Authorities confirmed that he didn’t wear a seatbelt at the time of the crash. Thus, he sustained fatal injuries. Also, a 27-year-old woman from San Diego died inside the Toyota after the crash.
On the other hand, responders took the Toyota driver to a local hospital with minor injuries.
The Chevrolet driver suffered no injuries.
Also, authorities do not believe that alcohol played a role in the crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers send our sincere condolences to those grieving the death of the victim. We also wish for a speedy recovery for all those impacted.
How To Proceed Following Crash on Highway 99 and Avenue 48
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that two out of three vehicle drivers will take part in an 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.
“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. You need an experienced attorney who will fight on you or your loved one’s behalf. Ultimately, someone standing with you at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” says Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If you or a loved one has recently been involved in a car accident, hire a wrongful death attorney. We will help you achieve justice and receive the proper compensation. We do not stop until your future is secured from financial loss, wage loss, and property damage. Call us today at (800) 674 7852 to discuss your legal options.