1 Killed & 7 Injured Following Crash on Fowler and Lincoln Avenue
Due to failing to yield, a Chevy Astro Van collided with a GMC Terrain in Fresno County Friday morning.
According to CHP, the collision occurred at 6:40 a.m. at the intersection of Fowler and Lincoln Avenue.
The van was occupied by eight farm workers and overturned as a result of the crash.
Sadly, one farmworker was ejected and died at the scene. He was also not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the wreck.
The deceased has been ID’d as Kevin Serrano, 18, of Mendota.
Additionally, seven other people in the van and GMC suffered minor to moderate injuries.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Kevin Serrano.
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.
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