Firebaugh, CA (July 12, 2020) – On July 11, the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on the 5 Freeway.
Reports show that at approximately 4:30 p.m., a big rig and a 2018 Chevy Malibu collided on the freeway near the John Erreca Rest Stop. The impact of the collision sent the Chevy into several other vehicles along the road. Authorities responded to the scene and located the 63-year-old driver of the Malibu and his female passenger deceased. Paramedics rendered assistance to a seriously injured victim at the scene and transported them to a local hospital for further treatment. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident.
Fatal Truck Accidents in California
More than 3,400 people lose their lives on roadways across our state each year. More than 113 of these fatal accidents involve semi-trucks. Accidents involving semi-trucks, motorcycles, and pedestrians are more likely to result in life-threatening and fatal injuries for victims. When people lose their lives in accidents caused by reckless drivers, it is imperative that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in California as soon as possible.
Being involved in a serious accident can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. Not only are accidents terrifying, but they often leave victims to deal with overwhelming pain that impacts the quality of their lives in many ways. We, at Local Accident Reports, understand the challenges both victims and their families face after accidents. For this reason, our team has compiled some of the most helpful and invaluable resources available to help aid accident victims as they recover. Victims can reach out to Local Accident Reports at their earliest convenience to obtain a free copy of their police incident report and to connect with one of our competent and aggressive personal injury lawyers.
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