2 Men Killed, Woman Badly Injured in Kerman Accident at Lassen and Nielsen
KERMAN (June 8, 2018) – A fatal traffic collision occurred in the area of Lassen and Nielsen avenues on Friday afternoon, according to The Fresno Bee.
The accident was reportedly at around 3:30 p.m.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Lassen Avenue when for an unknown reason it pulled into the path of another car.
The vehicle then collided with the second car which was headed north at the time. The eastbound vehicle then rolled over several times upon impact.
Rollover Crash at Lassen and Nielsen Avenues in Kerman
CHP affirmed two men were extricated from the overturned car. They died as a result of the wreck.
The woman driving the northbound vehicle was transported to Community Regional Medical Center with moderate injuries. She had a passenger at the time of the crash but it was not immediately known whether or not that person was hurt.
Meanwhile, CHP reported that the woman had the right of way and the men were on a road that came to a stop at Lassen Avenue. The incident remains under investigation.
Fresno County Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on the news report, the woman had the right of way when the deadly crash occurred. Authorities are still investigating the collision to determine whether or not driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs was a factor, whether or not excessive speed or distracted driving played a role and whether or not the man driving the eastbound vehicle was reckless or negligent at some point.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, the surviving family of the deceased and the injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a wrongful death and personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party.
The claim will include the compensation for all the hospital bills, funeral costs, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim of an auto accident and you believe another person is at fault, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and fight aggressively for your legal rights. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced Fresno County wrongful death and personal injury lawyer for a free case consultation.
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