Fatal Accident on Jayne Avenue in Coalinga, CA
An unidentified person died following a traffic collision in Calingo on Friday.
The accident occurred on January 14th on Jayne Avenue, near Enterprise Parkway.
According to reports, a Honda veered into oncoming traffic under unclear circumstances, thus causing it to collide with another vehicle.
As a result, the Honda driver sadly died.
The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of kin.
An active investigation is underway.
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.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.