Oakhurst, CA – Fatal Head-on Collision at Highway 49 and Griffin Drive
Oakhurst, CA (July 30, 2018) – A fatal head-on collision was reported to have occurred on Highway 49 at or in the vicinity of Griffin Drive on Monday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash that involved two vehicles was apparently reported to the California Highway Patrol at approximately 1:12 p.m. as officials arrived on the scene shortly afterward.
Paramedics along with the local fire department were immediately on the scene in an attempt to assist any injured victims. Upon their arrival, the emergency responders found that one person had died as a result of the impact, and one other was suffering serious injuries. The injured victim was promptly transported to a local hospital to be treated for their wounds while the deceased victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
There were no details disclosed in the report pertaining to the events that transpired and ultimately led to the deadly wreck. No information regarding the identities of the victims have been released, and authorities are currently conducting a detailed investigation into the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family members of the deceased victim during this tragic time, as we also wish for the full and safe recovery of the other victim.
California Car Accident and Wrongful Death
Investigators have to work very diligently in order to establish all the circumstances that surround this accident. Determining liability will be a crucial focal point of the investigation as there are bound to be many people affected by this collision. In the event that one of the drivers involved is found to have been operating their vehicle in a negligent manner that ultimately resulted in this crash, then there will likely be either a wrongful death or personal injury claim to follow.
We at Brady Law Group understand that there is nothing as overwhelming as the sudden loss of a loved one. We are here for you with an undeniable passion for holding negligent drivers and liable for the immense pain and devastation they inflict. If you have lost a loved one or been injured in a motor vehicle accident due to a negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to call us at (866) 211-2562 for a free consultation today.
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 for all those involved in the accident.