Man Killed in Fresno County Collision
40-year-old Roberto Hernandez has been identified as the man who was killed in a head-on collision on April 15th.
The accident occurred minutes before 8:30 p.m. that Friday evening.
According to CHP, Hernandez was traveling east on Highway 180 when he drifted into oncoming traffic.
As a result, his Honda Civic collided head-on with a pickup truck.
Unfortunately, despite life-saving efforts, the man was declared dead at the scene.
There were no injuries reported from the other driver.
An active investigation is underway.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Roberto Hernandez.
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
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.