Truck and ATV Involved in Fatal Accident
DELANO (August 7, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a deadly collision was reported this afternoon at the intersection of County Line Road and Zachary Avenue.
Authorities arrived on scene after receiving a call about a crash which transpired at 1:32 p.m.
An alleged truck and an ATV were the involved vehicles, according to the dispatch report.
At least one person suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Details in regards to the cause and what happened are unknown at this time while investigators are currently on scene gathering evidence and interviewing possible witnesses.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their family and friends during such difficult times.
Delano and Bakersfield Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Accident Lawyer
A forensic examination of both the truck and the ATV, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, and whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the involved vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor for a given accident, the family members of deceased victims, as well as those injured, will be subject to a wrongful death and personal injury lawsuit respectively pending the findings of the investigation. Victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, funeral costs, lost future income due to injury and inability to work, pain and suffering, and loss of companionship.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a traffic accident caused at the hands of another motorist, contact our Delano and Bakersfield wrongful death and personal injury lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need. Contact us today at 855-703-4186.
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