5 Killed in Madera Fiery Crash at Avenue 9 and Road 30
MADERA (July 28, 2018) – A fatal traffic collision occurred in the area of Avenue 9 and Road 30 late Saturday morning, according to The Fresno Bee and ABC 30 News.
The accident involving two vehicles took place shortly after 11 a.m., just west of Highway 99.
As per the reports, California Highway Patrol said a Chevrolet truck and a Dodge Charger collided on Avenue 9 at Road 30.
Car Crash on Avenue 9 Near Highway 99 Saturday
The Dodge allegedly ran a stop sign and hit the Chevrolet. Both cars were forced into a nearby vineyard as a result of the crash. The truck overturned while the Charger became engulfed in flames upon impact.
CHP affirmed that the occupants of the one of the vehicles involved were trapped in the wreckage.
Two parties in the burning vehicle and three people riding the truck were killed in the incident. The names of the deceased victims have not been yet released pending notification of next of kin. The collision remains under investigation.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the deceased during such a difficult time.
Madera County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on the news reports, the driver of the Dodge Charger ran a stop sign, causing the deadly crash to happen. Authorities will continue to investigate and determine whether or not alcohol or drugs were also involved, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with the Dodge, and whether or not the motorist who prompted the tragic collision 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 incident, the surviving families of the deceased parties may be granted the right to pursue a wrongful death claim against the at-fault party. Family members of wrongful death victims are entitled to seek a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim of an auto accident caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve Contact our experienced Madera County wrongful death lawyer today at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.