1 Injured and Horse Killed in Turlock Accident on E Harding Road
TURLOCK, CA (August 12, 2021) – Wednesday, a truck hit a teenage horse rider in a crash on E Harding Road.
According to reports, the incident happened just after 9:00 a.m. A 19-year-old from Turlock rode the horse west on E Harding Road at the right edge of the road. Meanwhile, a northbound Chevy pickup truck on Youngstown Road turned into E Harding Road.
The truck driver admitted that he took his eyes off the road as he reached for something in the truck. When he looked back, he noticed the teen riding the horse and immediately turned left.
However, the truck spun counter-clockwise and crashed into the horse. The impact ejected the teen to the road.
According to investigators, the horse succumbed to its injuries. Then, Stanislaus County Animal Services transported it from the scene.
Meanwhile, responders took the teen to the hospital for treatment of major injuries.
Also, the truck driver suffered no injuries in the crash.
Turning to a Personal Injury Attorney after Turlock Crash
Hiring a personal injury attorney is the most valuable step you can take in response to the crash on E Harding Road.
Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
“We can secure evidence in your favor, request additional information, get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Furthermore, having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
We encourage you to speak with us today if you have suffered injuries in an auto accident. At Sweet Lawyers, we understand the impact of accidents on victims, and the financial difficulties they have to go through. Moreover, our seasoned personal injury lawyers will provide you with the best legal representation and guide you to a high settlement. With over 44 years of experience in the legal field, we know how to tackle your case from all angles. For more information, call us today at (800) 674 7852.