One Killed in Crash on State Route Highway 20
CHP reported a fatal collision involving a semi-truck on Friday morning in Williams, California.
The wreck took place at 6:41 a.m. within the westbound lanes of SR-Highway 20.
A Honda Fit and semi-truck crashed for unknown reasons in Colusa County.
Sadly, one person died as a result.
It is unclear if any others were injured.
Investigators are actively working to determine fault for the crash.
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.