Fresno, CA – Multiple Injuries reported after Two-Vehicle Accident on Northbound Highway 99
Fresno, CA (July 23, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that an accident resulting in multiple injuries occurred on the northbound lanes of Highway 99 near the Belmont Avenue off-ramp. CHP recorded the incident at around 1:30 PM in the afternoon on Monday, July 23, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash has been revealed.
Based on the CHP log, two vehicles were traveling down Highway 99 and, for indeterminate reasons, collided near the off-ramp. According to witness reports, one victim had been jammed between the wrecked vehicles as a result of the impact, but officials have not determined how this occurred. Afterward, the local fire department and paramedics were dispatched to the crash site and rendered aid to a minimum of five victims who sustained injuries from the impact.
Officials confirmed that one person was transported to a nearby hospital to receive treatment for severe injuries. The current physical condition of each of the five patients has not been disclosed.
At this time, authorities are conducting an ongoing investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and most loving thoughts to the victims of the crash and wish them swift and efficient recoveries from their injuries.
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At this point, many issues surrounding the accident on Highway 99 remain unresolved. As part of the ongoing investigation, forensic teams may inspect photos of the crash site and examine both vehicles for mechanical issues or system failure. Likewise, officials will also consider if the driver had consumed alcohol or drugs prior to operating their vehicles or if they had simply failed to comply with basic traffic laws.
Depending on the final results of the case, the non-guilty injured victims may have the option to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. With the help of a professional lawyer, these individuals can receive compensation for multiple inconveniences including medical bills, painful injuries, and vehicle insurance.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 478-6483 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.