Fresno Fatal Crash
Fresno, CA (August 14, 2021)– On Saturday, a 32-year-old Clovis man died in Highway 99 collision.
The fatal accident took place at about 8:15 a.m. near Ashlan Avenue.
Officers said a Caltrans maintenance crew in a sweeper truck was cleaning the center median. Then, a Honda Civic crashed with a Caltrans safety truck.
Subsequently, the Honda Civic spun into another lane and struck a big rig and a school bus without children onboard.
The victim sustained major injuries in the accident. Rescuers took him to Community Regional Medical Center, where he died a few hours later.
Meanwhile, the authorities are still investigating the Highway 99 collision.
Officers said it’s unclear if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this fatal incident, and the Honda driver did not see the Caltrans truck.
We at Sweet Lawyers would like to send our sincere condolences to the family and friends of of the deceased. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Dealing With Fatal Collision
In a time where an unexpected tragedy befalls such as this one, you may be left feeling weak and powerless. That is why, it is truly important to recognize that if your family loses a member in an accident, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit.
A wrongful death suit lets families to hold parties liable for the irrevocable damages they have caused. It alleviates most or all of the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
Meanwhile, nearly 1.25 million people die each year due to car accidents. That means, on average, vehicular accidents kill 3,287 people per day. As a matter of fact, road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death in the U.S. for people aged 1-54.
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