Head-On Collision Kills 4 near Millerton Lake
A head-on collision claimed the life of two men in Fresno on Saturday morning.
The accident occurred in the area of Millerton Road and Marina Drive, near Millerton Lake.
A gray Hyundai and white Honda collided under unclear circumstances on February 5th around 4:30 a.m.
Sadly, all four occupants of the Hyundai died at the scene of the crash.
20-year-old Javier Hernandez has been identified as the driver who died and the deceased passenger has been ID’d as 43-year-old Miguel Tigerina.
Detectives are actively working to determine fault for the collision.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Javier Hernandez, Miguel Tigerina, and the two others who died.
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
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.