[10-15-2021] Tulare County, CA – One Person Killed, Another Injured After a Two-Vehicle Collision on Highway 137

One person was killed while another was hurt after a major two-vehicle collision on Road 68 on Friday morning, October 15.

[10-15-2021] Tulare County, CA - One Person Killed, Another Injured After a Two-Vehicle Collision on Highway 137The collision transpired at approximately 2:00 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 137 and Road 68.

A southbound Nissan Pathfinder was traveling on Road 68 when the driver failed to stop at a red light and struck an eastbound Chevy Silverado at an intersection on Highway 137.

The Nissan driver was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and was ejected from his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the Chevy driver sustained critical injuries in the crash. He was immediately taken to Kaweah Health Center to receive treatment.

It’s unclear whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the accident. Local authorities are further investigating the case.

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Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision

The number of individuals killed or injured in car accidents in the United States has risen considerably in recent years. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), an estimated 38,000 persons died in car accidents in the United States in 2019. Fatal car accidents are common on California’s large and busy roadways. Every year, several people are killed on California’s highways due to high-speed driving and truck accidents.

According to the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), 3,563 people were killed in car accidents in the state in 2018. Thousands of people are dealing with grief and unexpected loss as a result of California’s catastrophic accidents. These car accidents occur for various reasons, the most common of which are drunk drivers, distracted drivers, speeding drivers, and drivers who disregard traffic laws in general.

Tulare County Wrongful Death Attorneys for Victims of Fatal Two-Vehicle Collisions

Suppose you lost a loved one or were seriously injured in an automobile accident caused by another motorist’s recklessness and negligence. In that case, you have the legal right to hold that driver accountable for their acts. A fatal automobile accident attorney cannot turn back the clock and restore things to their pre-accident state. We can, however, assist you in obtaining compensation for the terrible, unanticipated losses the disaster inflicted on your life.

A wrongful death automobile accident lawsuit can also help pay for the high medical bills and other expenditures incurred due to the accident. It can also provide financial assistance to persons who have lost income due to an injury or an untimely death. Legal action may also aid in preventing a similar catastrophe from happening to another family.

Our experienced car accident attorneys at Arash Law have the knowledge and compassion to help our clients get through this tough time. To book your free no-obligation fatal car accident case assessment, call Arash Law at (888) 488-1391 or contact us online today.

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