Man Killed in Highway 99 Traffic Accident
Two vehicles collided for reasons unknown on Monday evening in Gridley, California.
The deadly accident occurred on December 13th just before 7 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 99 and West Liberty Road.
In addition, a second person involved sustained unspecified injuries and was hospitalized as a result.
Authorities also shut down the intersection for several hours following the collision.
Investigators are actively working to determine liability.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Jesus Garcia.
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.
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