Fatal Head-On Collision Reported in Williams, CA

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.

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