Sierra Valenzuela, 17, Killed, 2 Injured After Hanford Crash at Hanford-Armona Road and Front Street
HANFORD, California (May 14, 2016) – 17-year-old Sierra Valenzuela was killed and two others were injured after a car crash at Hanford-Armona Road and Front Street, according to an article by ABC 30.
The accident happened on May 13 at around 10:05 p.m.
As per the article, three teenage girls were traveling in a 2007 Toyota on East Hanford-Armona Road. The vehicle suddenly lost control and veered off the roadway when it made a turn into Front Street.
The event led the vehicle hitting a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. guy wire, two trees, and a brick-steel fence before it came to rest.
The force from the impact resulted in passenger Valenzuela suffering in severe wounds. She was rescued and immediately transported to a hospital where she later succumbed to death.
Two other teenage girls, another 17-year-old passenger and the 16-year-old driver, also sustained injuries after the smash. Both patients were sent by land ambulance to Adventist Medical Center-Hanford for confined treatment.
The names of the other involved parties have not been released at this time pending notification of the victim’s family members.
Investigators assigned to handle this incident will continue to gather more evidence as there are several factors that remain unclear.
The Johnson Attorneys Group staff members’ prayers and thoughts rest with the family members and friends of both the deceased and injured in this tragedy.
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