38-Year-Old Woman Dead in Fatal Collision
Authorities have identified the 38-year-old woman who died in a head-on collision as Carissa Bowman.
The fatal traffic accident took place just minutes before 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 29th.
Per CHP, a Honda CRV, Nissan Montera and Ford were among the vehicles involved.
As a result of the crash, two vehicles sustained major front-end damage.
A total of 5 people were injured, including three children and all were taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Unfortunately, Carissa Bowman died at the hospital despite life-saving measurements.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Carissa Francine Bowman.
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 also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.