Harvester Tractor and Vehicle Collide Head-on
EARLIMART (September 14, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a major injury head-on collision was reported this morning involving a tractor at or near the intersection of Avenue 24 and Howard Road.
At roughly 11:04 a.m., CHP officials were notified of the crash between an unknown vehicle and a harvester tractor.
Tulare County fire department officials were dispatched along with paramedics to attend to at least one injured person confirmed to have been inside the vehicle.
That individual was medically attended to at the scene before being rushed to a trauma center.
There was no indication provided disclosing whether or not any passengers were in the driver’s vehicle.
No details were stated in regards to the harvester tractor involved or the circumstances of the accident itself which is currently under investigation.
Updates will be given once more information is made readily available as CHP remains at the scene as of 1:00 p.m.
Tulare County Personal Injury Accident Attorney
A forensic examination of both the vehicle and the tractor involved, 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 each vehicle 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, victims involved in an accident and not found liable are entitled to personal injury lawsuit against the driver pending the results of the investigation. Injured victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills and pain and suffering.
If you or a family member is looking for legal counsel following a traffic accident, contact our law firm today for guidance at 855-703-4186.
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