Katia Mojarro and Rodolfo Avila Mojarro Injured in Multi-Vehicle Car Accident
DATE OF COLLISION: Tuesday, September 18th
September 19, 2018- According to the Fresno Bee, a deadly 4-vehicle collision left one person fatally injured and a number of others hurt on Highway 180 also known as Whitesbridge Avenue.
According to reports, the accident took place at roughly 9:50 p.m. near Napa Avenue.
California Highway Patrol officials report that a 23-year-old Kerman man had been behind the wheel of a 97′ Honda when for unknown reasons he veered from eastbound lanes into westbound lanes colliding head-on with a 06′ Toyota driven by Rodolfo Avila Mojarro, 45, of Mendota, accompanied by passenger Katia Mojarro, 20.
4 Vehicles Involved in Deadly Wreck
The Honda was then struck by an oncoming 03′ GMC driven by Jose Garcilazo-Campos, 64, of Mendota, forcing the Honda back into eastbound lanes where it was again struck a short while later by a big rig hauling grapes driven by Joel Villalobos-Lemus, 41. Villalobos-Lemus was unable to avoid the collision as the Honda’s lights were off.
The aftermath of the crash left Katia Mojarro with major injuries. She was transported immediately to Community Regional Medical Center.
Meanwhile, both Rodolfo Avila Mojarro and Jose Garcilazo-Campos were also hurt. No details were provided in regards to where they were transported.
According to the Fresno Bee, the 23-year-old Kerman man in the Honda who has not been ID’d by name sadly did not survive and was pronounced dead at the scene.
No injuries were suffered by Villalobos-Lemus.
At this time, CHP officials are still investigating the collision and have not disclosed whether or not drugs or alcohol played a contributing factor.
Fresno and Mendota Car Accident Injury Attorney
Highway 180 is known as a road that induces numerous car accidents daily in especially between Kerman and Fresno. 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 distracted, reckless, and event drunk drivers present. JAG Founder James Johnson has handled several car accident cases over the last few years on Highway 180 as he is very familiar with the Highway itself and its dangers.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, Katia Mojarro and Rodolfo Avila Mojarro, as well as the other injured motorists, will have the right to a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault motorist. Injured car accident victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, lost future income, and pain and suffering.
Contact our experienced Fresno and Mendota personal injury lawyers today if you are seeking advice and or guidance following an injury traffic accident. Call us today at 855-703-4186.
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