Merced Head-On Collision Results in Death of Three People
Two vehicles collided head-on in Merced on Sunday morning, leaving three dead.
Reports included that the wreck occurred at about 6 a.m. on August 7th.
David and Jenny Faulkner, both 33, were traveling on Santa Fe Drive when their vehicle veered into oncoming traffic.
As a result, they collided head-on with Amandeep Toor’s Vehicle, 38, of Atwater.
Sadly, all three people were pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Amandeep Toor, David Faulkner, and Jenny Faulkner.
Head-on collisions are without a doubt the most dangerous types of crashes. They may only account for 2% of accidents, however they make up 10% of all deadly crashes.
The Fatal Analysis Reporting System (FARS) has found that:
- 75% of head-on crashes happen in rural areas
- They are most common on two-lane highways
- Failure in negotiating a curve on the road causes 23% of all fatal head-on collisions
- 58% of head-on collisions result in a fatality
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.