[11-20-2021] Fresno County, CA – One Person Killed, Seven People Injured After a Multi-Vehicle Crash near East Weldon Avenue

One person was killed while seven people were hurt after a major multi-vehicle crash outside of Sanger on Saturday afternoon, November 20, 2021.

[11-20-2021] Fresno County, CA - One Person Killed, Seven People Injured After a Multi-Vehicle Crash near East Weldon AvenueThe deadly accident transpired at approximately 5:18 p.m. in the area of North Piedra Road near West Weldon Avenue outside of Sanger.

According to the CHP, a man was driving his pickup down Piedra Road when it became stuck in a ditch on the side of the road near Weldon Avenue. He then asked for assistance from his neighbors.

Meanwhile, a woman driving a vehicle with five children smashed into the tractor while the neighbor attempted to lift the truck out of the ditch. The woman claimed that she could not see the tractor clearly as it was dark at the time of the accident.

The driver of the van was ejected on the roadway. He sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the pickup truck driver suffered a hip injury.

The woman and her five children were also injured in the mishap. They were all taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Drugs and alcohol were not considered as factors in the mishap. The crash is currently under further investigation.

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Fatal Multi-Vehicle Collision Statistics

There are more car accidents than you may imagine. In the United States, there is a car collision every 60 seconds, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA). This indicates that the United States experiences approximately 5.25 million car accidents per year.

It is estimated that more than 6 million people are injured or killed in car accidents in the United States each year. Around 33,244 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents that resulted in 36,096 deaths in 2019.

In this case, a tragic multi-vehicle incident occurred. A multi-vehicle accident usually begins with a two-vehicle collision. If the initial collision produces further crashes, a chain reaction is then triggered, resulting in more vehicles getting involved in the crash.

Victims of fatal motor vehicle accidents might be of any age. They frequently observe the rules and are usually wearing seatbelts for safety. Every year, hundreds of pedestrians are injured and killed by cars throughout California. Whatever the cause of your loved one’s fatal automobile accident, a catastrophic car accident lawyer can provide you with vital guidance on what to do next.

Fresno County Car Accident Lawyers for Victims of Fatal Multi-Vehicle Collisions

A car accident is an overwhelming experience for everyone involved. First, you must deal with emergency medical personnel and police officers on the scene. Then you must coordinate follow-up medical care for all of your injuries.

Next, you have to deal with filing a claim with the insurance company. This can be a complicated and confusing process. Worse still, many insurance companies try to take advantage of the confusion. They work hard to find any excuse to reduce the amount they must pay you.

After an accident, you can protect your legal rights by hiring an experienced Fresno accident attorney. Attorneys know how to deal with insurance company tactics and lowball settlement offers.

If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a Fresno car accident, you have important legal rights that must be protected. The experienced Fresno County car accident lawyers at Arash Law have years of experience in defending the rights of Fresno injury and wrongful death victims to be fully and fairly compensated for their losses. Call (888) 488-1391 to schedule your consultation with an experienced, aggressive personal injury and wrongful death attorney.

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