4-Vehicle Crash on Highway 43 in Kings County
KINGS COUNTY, Calif. (Sept. 13, 2018) — A car collided with a big rig truck before it was struck again by two other vehicles early Thursday on Highway 43 at Avenue 136, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash was reported to the CHP about 3:53 a.m. by the mother of the man who was in the small Honda involving in the truck crash. It’s unknown what led to the initial crash with the semi-tractor trailer truck, but that remains under investigation.
It appears that the other two vehicles crashed into the vehicle after it became disabled in the first crash.
Paramedics responded and at least one person was airlifted to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Concoran Crash Investigation
A full investigation into what caused this collision is underway. Police will piece together evidence and speak with witnesses to determine fault.
We extend our heartfelt prayers to those who suffered injuries in this crash.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision involving injuries such as this one. A police report will be necessary to file an insurance claim against the at-fault driver who caused the collision. However, it’s important to note that many insurance companies will fight these claims or offer far less than a person is owed.
We hope you are able to get the help you need, but if not call us at 855-703-4186 to request a free consultation.
Johnson Attorneys Group is a proud, long-time supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).
ORIGINAL CHP DISPATCH REPORT
Incident: 00032 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: SR43 / Avenue 136 Loc Desc: JSO Lat/Lon: 36.036344 -119.510551
5:30 AM 17  C67-091 RDWY CLR
5:18 AM 16  PER TCAD FRESNO HANDLED, 1039 FRESNO EMS RUN #048, MEDIC 625, SKYLIFE 3, PTY WAS XPORTED TO KDH
4:43 AM 15  C67-091 ONLY 2 VEHS INV
4:15 AM 14  [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 MC AND SONS 757-3870
4:14 AM 13  [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 ASAP TOWING PIXLEY 559-805-4769
4:14 AM 12  WILL NEED BIG RIG 1185
4:13 AM 11  PER CORCORAN PD 1185 FOR HOND,WILL CALL BACK W/INFO IF THE BIG RIG WILL NEED 1185
4:06 AM 10  CORCORAN PD IS ON SCENE, CORRECT 1020 IS SR43 JSO AVE 136, COMPLETE RD BLOCKAGE
4:02 AM 9  SB 43/144 PER ANOTHER VEH
4:00 AM 8  BIG RIG VS VEH AND TWO OTHER VEHS HAVE STRUCK HIS VEH
3:56 AM 7  [Appended, 04:00:35]  VEH VS BIG RIG
3:56 AM 6  PARTS OF VEH 1125
3:56 AM 5  2 VEHS BIG RIG AND SMALL HON
3:54 AM 4  [Appended, 04:00:35]  WOULD NOT GIVE VEH DESC
3:54 AM 3  [Appended, 04:00:35]  SHE STATED HIS VEH WAS STOLEN AND HE JUST GOT NEW ONE
3:53 AM 2  [Appended, 04:00:35]  UNK WHAT KIND OF VEH
3:53 AM 1  [Appended, 04:00:35]  MOM CALLED STATED HER SON WAS IN A TC
4:06 AM 4 Unit Assigned
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