The crash occurred at 14148 Front Street about 10:05 p.m.CHP first logged the incident as a minor injury accident which possibly involved three
Per theHanford Sentinel, a 16-year-old woman was the driver of a Toyota traveling eastbound along Front Street before losing control, hitting a power line, two trees, and then a brick wall.
Two passengers accompanied the driver, both 17-year-old women.
One of the passengers, Sierra Valenzuela, 17, died of her injuries after being admitted to Adventist Medical Center.
Both the 16-year-old driver and the second 17-year-old passenger who remain unidentified were seriously injured and remain hospitalized at Adventist Med Center.
Per the Hanford Sentinel, Sierra Valenzuela was a student at Hanford West High School.
Police officials have ruled out the possibility of drugs or alcohol playing a role in this incident and confirmed that all parties were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the collision.
We are deeply saddened by the news of this tragedy. We offer our sincerest prayers and heartfelt condolences to the friends and family members of the victim during such a difficult time.
The Johnson Attorneys Group provides high-quality legal representation to clients who have suffered injuries or have lost a loved one from an auto accident. If you’ve been injured or have lost a loved one in a car wreck, don’t let the insurance companies try to push you to an early settlement or tell you that you don’t need a lawyer. No matter how big or small the wreck or the extent of the injuries involved, our Hanford personal injury and wrongful death firm is standing by to help at 800-235-6801. We have various other office locations all throughout both Northern and Southern California.
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