Fatal Crash on Interstate 5 Freeway in Williams
WILLIAMS, Calif. (Sept. 21, 2018) — One person died and several others were injured Friday morning following a collision between a van and a semi-tractor trailer truck on the Interstate 5 Freeway, a California Highway Patrol report said.
The crash took place about 6:30 a.m. between the freeway and the off ramp to the state Route 20. The big rig truck with a 53-foot trailer collided with the car carrying at least three people.
Paramedics responded to the scene to help those who were hurt. All were in the same vehicle that had collided with the truck.
Williams Crash Investigation
The collision remains under investigation by police.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the person who died.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances.
An injured person should seek out immediate and ongoing medical care until they are completely better. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members against those responsible and or their insurance company.
Keep in mind that there are times when a government entity or an employer of an involved motorist that may share responsibility for an accident. All responsible parties can be identified during the investigation.
We hope you are able to get the help you need, but if you would like legal assistance, please call us at 855-703-4186 to request a free consultation.
Johnson Attorneys Group is a proud, long-time supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
CHP DISPATCH REPORT
Incident: 00027 Type: Fatality Location: I5 N / Sr20 Ofr Loc Desc: NB OFR Lat/Lon: 39.162154 -122.147059
8:28 AM 19  [Notification] [CHP]-L AND T TOW IS LL / ADVS THEY REC CALL FROM TRUCK COMPANY REQ THEY RESP FOR OWNERS REQ / CONFIRM WITH OFCR THEY ARE ABLE TO RESP AND TAKE THE TRUCK [Shared]
7:57 AM 18  PER AIR// A11 WILL BE ENRT SHORTLY TAKE PICTURES FOR TC
7:21 AM 17  39-51 ADVS ALL PTYS LN 46 IN SAME VEH
7:18 AM 16  [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1183-Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj to 1144-Fatality [Shared]
6:50 AM 15  1039 S3- CPZ LL// WILL BE ENRT SHORTLY
6:43 AM 14  A39-051 WPD HAS OFF RAMP CLOSED
6:43 AM 13  51 CPZ ETA
6:42 AM 12  [Notification] [CHP]-30 MIN ETA FOR CT [Shared]
6:40 AM 11  A39-021 97 NEG 1125 AT THIS TIME
6:39 AM 10  A39-051 REQ TO START CT FOR HARD CLOSURE FOR 20 OFF NB
6:39 AM 9  1039 39-S3// CPZ VIA LL
6:35 AM 8  1039 SO ADVS ENRT
6:35 AM 7  A39-051 ADVISED 3 INJ PARTIES
6:32 AM 6  NEG 1125
6:32 AM 5  CORRECTION – VIEWING FROM THE OC’ING – PTYS OUT SIDE THE VEHS WALKING AROUND AND THE LIGHTS ARE ON
6:32 AM 4  [Appended, 06:32:30]  BIG RIG WITH 53 FT TRLR VS CAR
6:32 AM 3  [Appended, 06:32:30]  BTWN THE OFFRAMP AND THE FWY
6:30 AM 2  UNKN INJS
6:30 AM 1  SEMI TRUCK VS SED
6:32 AM 17 Unit Assigned
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