Sammie Franks Injured in DUI Crash on Highway 12 [Calaveras County, CA]


Sammie Franks Injured in DUI Crash on Highway 12 [Calaveras County, CA]
Sammie Franks Injured in DUI Crash on Highway 12 [Calaveras County, CA]Sammie Franks Injured in DUI Crash on Highway 12 [Calaveras County, CA]

Sammie Franks Injured, Gabrial Fernandez Arrested in Highway 12 Crash

 
Calaveras County, CA (April 17, 2021) – On Thursday, 55-year-old Sammie Franks was injured while police arrested 34-year-old Gabrial Fernandez of Modesto, in a DUI crash on Highway 12.
 
The crash occurred at about 5:20 p.m. at the Burson Road intersection near the Camanche Reservoir.
 
Fernandez was southbound on a Nissan approaching a stop sign when at the same time, Franks was eastbound on a tow truck.
 
Authorities said the crash is still under investigation if Fernandez stopped at the stop. However, he still violated the right of way when he drove into the tow truck’s path, which did not have a stop sign.
 
Unfortunately, the tow truck’s front crashed with the right side of the Nissan.
 
Afterward, the tow truck went out of control and crashed into the support structure of the overhang in the front of Burson Market. The support also collapsed.
 
The Nissan then crashed with a Chevrolet pickup parked beneath the overhang and a parked Toyota pickup
 
Lastly, the Nissan went northbound and left the roadway, where it struck a barbed wire fence and finally stopped in the field.
 
Unfortunately, Franks incurred major injuries. He was taken by helicopter to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.
 
Meanwhile, Fernandez was flown to Memorial Medical Center with moderate injuries.
 
Once released from the hospital, officers booked Fernandez into the Calaveras County Jail on suspicion of DUI causing injury.
 
Never drink and drive.


What Crash Victims Can Do After DUI Crash?

 
Indeed, thousands of people across California suffer injuries in traffic collisions every year. Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident. The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
 
Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys that safeguard your legal rights. Certainly, we value the trust and respect of our clients, which is why we continuously fight to hold liable parties accountable and award our clients the compensation they deserve.
 
Look no further than the Sweet Lawyers when choosing a team of attorneys to guide you. For over four decades, we at Sweet Lawyers have been taking great strides for families in need of legal representation related to traffic accidents and personal injury. It is not too late to take legal action.
 
So, turn to our seasoned attorneys to ease the hurdles you’ve experienced so you can get your life back on track. As always, our mission is to deliver forthright legal service and to win your fair compensation. As you take care of your physical and emotional condition, we will fight day and night until you acquire what you rightfully deserve. Callus for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.
 

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