Michael McCoy Injured in Tulare County Crash; 1 Dead
LINDSAY, Calif. (April 24, 2018) – Two vehicles collided Tuesday morning in a fatal crash at Road 196 (State Route 65) and Avenue 240 in Tulare County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash took place about 11:35 a.m. this morning between a gray Chevrolet Silverado and a red Volkswagen Jetta. The CHP report stated that one of the vehicles was smoking under the hood and the Tulare County Fire Department was sent to the scene to put it out.
Paramedics treated at least one person with major injuries that later died. Michael McCoy was injured in the collision.
The collision remains under investigation by police. Both vehicles involved were towed from the scene due to heavy damage.
Those of us at Johnson Attorneys Group offer our condolences to the family of the person who died in this horrible crash.
The facts of this case are under investigation and will be confirmed as police piece together statements of those involved and witnesses. The driver who allegedly caused this collision may be held responsible for the financial losses of the other motorist and could also face criminal charges under some circumstances.
Unfortunately, at least one person has died in this crash. The family of the deceased will likely have many questions about their legal rights and some may wish to pursue a wrongful death case. Meanwhile, it’s unknown exactly how many people were hurt in the crash. A serious injury accident can take weeks or months to recover from. Those who were hurt should seek medical attention and to recoup their financial losses, it’s advisable to contact an experienced personal injury attorney. You can recover your medical costs, lost wages and other costs such as property damages. You may also be awarded a monetary sum for pain and suffering.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a serious accident like this one, contact our local California law offices to request a free consultation with an experienced attorney. We will do everything we can to best assist you. Contact us today at 855-703-4186
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