One Person Killed in Two-Vehicle Collision on Old River Road

Two vehicles collided on Tuesday evening in Buttonwillow, leaving one person dead. 

The fatal accident occurred on November 9th around 6:10 p.m. on Old River Road.

CHP is actively investigating what the cause of the collision was. 

As a result of the collision one person died at the scene and another was hospitalized with moderate injuries.

Neither drugs or alcohol are suspected to play a factor in the crash. 

In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019. 

In the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107. 

Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.

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. 

It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.

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