Deadly Head-On Collision on Ranchero Road
A Hesperia man, identified as Benjamin Garcia, 41, was killed in a head-on collision Saturday morning.
Per CHP, the crash occurred at 12:44 a.m. on March 26th within the 14100 block of Ranchero Road.
It is unclear at this time what led to a Chevrolet pickup and Nissan SUV colliding.
Sadly, Garcia, an occupant of the pickup truck, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the SUV along with a second person from the pickup truck were hospitalized with unspecified injuries.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Benjamin Garcia.
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.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.