Steven Nelson of Bakersfield Involved in Highway 43 Vehicle Collision [Visalia, CA]

Steven Nelson of Bakersfield Involved in Highway 43 Vehicle Collision [Visalia, CA]

Fresno Man Killed in Visalia Traffic Collision

Visalia, CA (July 2, 2023) – On Friday, 33-year-old Steven Nelson of Bakersfield have been involved in a Highway 43 vehicle collision that resulted in a fatality.

CHP received the accident report at about 1:30 p.m. at Avenue 56 wherein two vehicles collided.

Investigating officers stated that the driver of a white Ford Fusion driven by a 25-year-old male from Fresno was eastbound on Avenue 56 toward State Route 43. At the same time, a red Toyota Tacoma driven by Nelson was northbound on State Route 43, also approaching Avenue 56.

The Ford failed to stop at the posted stop sign and drove through the intersection and collided with the Toyota.

Officers said the Ford driver was unrestrained and died in the collision.

Meanwhile, CHP is still investigating the Visalia traffic collision and said alcohol and/or drugs do not seem to be a factor.


Sweet Lawyers express sympathies to the bereaved of the deceased in the Highway 43 vehicle collision. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


Traffic Accidents Happens Every Minute

Did you know that a person is injured in a motor vehicle accident every 2 minutes? Emergency units receive road accident report every 57 seconds. Between 2020 and 2021, there was a 4.17% increase in accident-related deaths on our roadways.

Indeed, traffic safety is no laughing matter. The dangers of driving continue to rise, yet the public is forced to put their lives at stake on the road each day.

Let us make the roadways safe. It is everyone’s responsibility to abide by traffic rules and prevent traffic mishaps like the Highway 43 vehicle collision.

Your safety on the road is never guaranteed; knowledge is a powerful tool. Indeed, in uncertain times such as these, you may want to speak to a professional in case of an accident.

Knowing what steps to take following a fatal collision can mean the difference between financial prosperity and financial disparity. The consequences of a severe accident can follow you for months, even years, if you don’t have your legal doubts cleared by an expert.

It is good to know that the aftershock of a traffic accident is not something to be dealt with alone. The burden is meant to be shared; preferably, with a community that knows how to handle the effects.

To the loved ones of Gregory Cruz, reach out to Sweet Lawyers‘ wrongful death attorneys. Our legal team will find you the most favorable possible outcome. We will achieve the justice and compensation you and your family deserve.

Call us at (800) 674 7852. Similarly, you may also click this link to consult with our legal professionals.

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