Two-Vehicle Collision at Road 208 and Avenue 112
Seven people were injured in a traffic accident on Thursday, August 25th in Porterville.
Per CHP, the crash took place around 5:45 a.m. at Road 208 and Avenue 112.
A Ford Fusion collided with another unspecified vehicle for unknown reasons.
One person was airlifted to Kaweah Health Medical Center with major injuries and six others were taken by ground ambulances.
An active investigation remains underway to determine liability.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation.
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.