33-Year-Old Fresno Man Steers Into Oncoming Traffic Triggering Fatal Crash
HANFORD (January 2, 2018)- According to the Fresno Bee, a deadly head-on 2-car crash was reported New Year’s Day on Highway 43 resulted in a man’s death and injuries to two others.
California Highway Patrol officials responded to a collision at around 2:00 a.m. between a 2015 Nissan and a 2002 Cadillac just south of Lansing Avenue.
Authorities have confirmed that a 33-year-old Fresno man who has not been ID’d by name as the driver of the Nissan. For unknown reasons, the Fresno man who had been traveling southbound on Highway 43 suddenly veered into northbound lanes directly into the Cadillac.
The two victims inside the Cadillac identified as Blas Robledo-Carranza, 41, and Crisantema Alonso-Bar, 38, were both moderately to seriously injured and rushed to Kaweah Delta Medical Center. Their current conditions remain unclear at this time.
Meanwhile, the 33-year-old driver of the Nissan sadly did not survive the aftermath of the collision and was pronounced at the scene.
CHP officials are currently looking into whether drugs or alcohol were potential factors ultimately contributing to this collision.
Earlimart Personal Injury Car Accident Lawyer
Highway 43 has arguably been considered to be one of the most dangerous roads to drive on in Tulare, Kings County, and Fresno County as there are injury auto accidents that take place daily. As a driver, it is imperative to proceed with caution while being cognizant of your surroundings especially in the late evening or early stages of the morning where there may be drunk drivers present. JAG Founder James Johnson worked on multiple cases in 2017 where clients were injured in auto collisions on Highway 43 as he is very familiar with the Highway itself and its dangers.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the 33-year-old driver of the Nissan will be held responsible for both his death and the injuries incurred to the victims, Blas Robledo-Carranza and Crisantema Alonso-Bar. Both Alonso-Bar and Robledo-Carranza will have the right to pursue their own personal injury lawsuits against the at-fault driver. Each of the victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, lost future income, and pain and suffering.
Contact our experienced Tulare County personal lawyers today if you are seeking advice and or guidance following an injury accident at 800-235-6801.
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