9 Injured in Lindsay Crash on Highway 65 and Road 208
LINDSAY (July 28, 2018) – Several were injured, including children, after a traffic collision along Highway 65 Saturday afternoon, according to The Fresno Bee.
The accident involving two vehicles was reported at around 3:30 p.m.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling north on Highway 65 when at the same time a Toyota Camry was going west on Road 208.
For an unknown reason, the Toyota then pulled into the path of the pickup truck. The two ultimately collided.
7 Children Involved in Car Crash on Highway 65 Saturday
CHP affirmed that a total of nine people, including seven children, were hurt as a result of the crash. The injuries sustained by all nine patients ranged from moderate to major degree.
One of the victims, a young girl, was unresponsive while being rushed to Kaweah Delta Medical Center. She was listed in critical condition.
All other wounded parties were also taken to the same hospital. Their names and condition were not released. All of the injured were apparently wearing their seat belts when the wreck occurred. The investigation is ongoing.
We extend our sincerest thoughts and prayers to all the victims and their families and friends during such a difficult time.
Tulare County Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on the news report, the driver of the Toyota Camry will likely be held responsible for causing the incident that injured several innocent children. Authorities will continue to investigate and determine why that motorist drove into the path of the other car, whether or not alcohol or drugs were also involved, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with the Camry, and whether or not the party who prompted the crash was speeding or distracted at the time. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the two cars such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this wreck, the injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault individual. The claim will include the compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in an auto accident caused by a negligent person, contact our experienced Tulare County personal injury lawyer to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and fight aggressively for your legal rights. Give us a call for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.
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