Injuries Reported in Fatal 3-Vehicle Collision on Highway 119
Taft, CA (June 1, 2023) On Wednesday morning, a head-on crash on Highway 119 left 1 dead and 2 others injured.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the 3-vehicle collision happened at about 5:30 a.m. on Highway 119, east of Coles Levee.
Reports say that the collision involved an eastbound 2019 GMC Sierra, a westbound Ford F250, and a westbound 2005 GMC Sierra.
Officials say that the 2019 GMC Sierra veered into the opposite late and collided with the Ford F250. Authorities say that the 2019 GMC Sierra then collided head-on with the 2005 GMC Sierra.
Authorities pronounced the driver of the 2005 GMC Sierra dead at the scene. Meanwhile, medics transported the other drivers to Kern Medical with major injuries.
CHP is investigating the fatal 3-vehicle collision and has not released further information at this time.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family of the person who died in the head-on crash on Highway 119. Our hearts are with you through these trying times. We also wish the injured parties a quick and full recovery.
Fatal Accidents Happen
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that dealing with losing a loved one in a traffic crash is a painful process.
More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. In situations like the head-on crash on Highway 119, you need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one truly deserves.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations and only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid and the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit. Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.
Let Our Attorneys Guide You
To people involved in an incident similar to the head-on crash on Highway 119, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers, and we will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.
When you hire us, our legal attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain important data that will help your case.