[11-25-2021] Merced County, CA – One Person Killed After a Deadly Two-Vehicle Collision in Los Banos

An unidentified man was killed after a deadly two-vehicle collision near Los Banos on Thursday night, November 25, 2021.

[11-25-2021] Merced County, CA - One Person Killed After a Deadly Two-Vehicle Collision in Los BanosThe fatal accident transpired at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Interstate 5 near Cottonwood Road in Los Banos.

A northbound vehicle was passing cars on Interstate 5 at high speeds when the driver swerved into the center median.

The vehicle then returned to the fire lane and collided with another car. Because of the intensity of the accident, the speeding car veered off the road and rolled down a steep incline before colliding with a Caltrans fence line.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased and the other involved parties has not been disclosed.

It’s unclear whether intoxication played a role in the crash. The case is currently under further investigation.

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Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision Statistics

Over the past few years, the number of car accidents in the United States has increased. There were an estimated 33,654 fatal car accidents in 2018. An estimated 36,560 persons lost their lives in car wrecks.

Large and congested roadways in California are a common site for fatal car accidents. On the state’s roadways, speeding cars and semi-trucks take the lives of many people each year.

As many as 32,000 individuals are killed in car accidents across the United States each year. In 2014, 3,126 of these deaths occurred in California. Nearly every day of the year, a Southern Californian is killed in a car accident.

Rural areas account for more than half of all fatal car accidents in the United States. In California, the polar opposite is true. Nearly two-thirds of all fatal car accidents in California occur in urban areas, while rural areas account for just over one-third of all fatalities.

If you’re involved in a car accident that results in a serious injury or death, the effects can be devastating.

Collision Attorneys for Victims in Merced County

Car accidents that result in death or severe injury can be blamed on another driver’s recklessness and negligence. You have a legal right to hold them accountable for their conduct.

Nothing a car accident lawyer does can go back to the way things were before the crash. In the event of a car accident, we can assist you in securing compensation for your devastating, unexpected losses.

Car accident lawsuits can potentially pay for the high medical bills and other expenses incurred because of the crash. It can also benefit those who have lost their loved ones in the accident, resulting in loss of income.

Our Merced County collision attorneys from Arash Law know how to help you during this difficult time. Call Arash Law today at (888) 488-1391 or contact us online to schedule your free no-obligation fatal car accident case review.

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