3 Injured, 4 Dead Following I-5 Accident
The California Highway Patrol reported a fatal two-vehicle crash in Fresno Wednesday morning.
It occurred just before 9:30 a.m. at Derrick Avenue on the I-5 Freeway.
Reports included that the crash took place within the southbound lanes under unclear circumstances.
Sadly, four people died as a result and 3 others suffered undisclosed injuries.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
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.
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.