[10-28-2021] Fresno County, CA – One Person Killed, Another Injured After a Deadly Head-On Crash in Firebaugh

One person was killed while another person was seriously injured after a significant head-on collision near Firebaugh on Thursday night, October 28.

[10-28-2021] Fresno County, CA - One Person Killed, Another Injured After a Deadly Head-On Crash in FirebaughThe accident happened on Avenue 7 1/2, just west of Firebaugh Boulevard, at approximately 7:00 p.m.

A westbound Mazda was traveling on Avenue 7 ½ when, for unclear reasons, it veered into the eastbound lanes and collided head-on with an oncoming Ford.

The Mazda driver was fatally injured in the crash. He was, unfortunately, pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the Ford driver was airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center with a fractured leg. The identities of the involved parties have not been disclosed.

Local authorities are further investigating the cause of the crash.

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Fatal Head-On Collision Statistics

Accidents involving cars happen a lot all over the country. Every sixty seconds, a car accident occurs somewhere in the United States. Traffic accidents occur in the United States every year of approximately 5 million. Every year, about 38,000 people lose their lives in traffic accidents.

Even though head-on collisions account for only 2% of all accidents, they are responsible for 10% of all road fatalities in the United States. Compared to other cities in California, Fresno has higher rates of traffic fatalities. Between 2003 and 2016, there were approximately 10,897 collisions on the city’s roads, including severe injury and deaths. At least 270 people lost their lives, and over 15,000 were injured during this period.

A head-on collision occurs when two cars are traveling in opposite directions and collide directly. These collisions, even at low speeds, can result in serious injuries or even death. One of the most lethal types of car accidents is a head-on collision. Human error is the primary factor in the vast majority of car accidents, according to the data. Distracted driving, speeding, driving under the influence, reckless driving, driving in bad weather, driving the wrong way, and failing to obey traffic laws are all examples of reckless driving.

Fresno Car Accident Lawyer for Victims

Liability involves complex legal issues and defenses, so proving liability can be more complex than it appears. The defendant may even try to blame you in part for your injuries. Working with an experienced California accident lawyer who understands how to prove liability and can communicate with the other party’s insurance company on your behalf is critical.

Lawyers can also assist the victim’s family in filing a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death claim can assist you in paying for the high medical bills and other expenses incurred as a result of the accident. It can also help those who have lost their income due to injury or the untimely death of a loved one in an accident.

Arash Law’s California car accident attorneys are here to answer your questions and provide you with the legal assistance you require. We will tell you whether or not you need a lawyer after learning more about the circumstances surrounding your accident and injuries. Our goal is to give you the information you need to make educated decisions for yourself.

Our attorneys from Arash Law do not require any upfront costs or payments in advance. If our team is unable to obtain injury compensation on your behalf, you owe us nothing. We only work on a contingency fee basis, which means we only get paid if you get paid. For a free consultation with one of our experienced Fresno County car crash lawyers, call (888) 488-1391 now.

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