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Four People Killed and Six Injured in Head-on Crash

Rio Vista, CA – A head-on collision between a sedan and an SUV occurred on State Route 12 in Rio Vista on Thursday, July 28, 2022.  

According to Rio Vista police, the sedan entered the oncoming lane and collided head-on with the SUV. Three occupants of the sedan were killed in the crash. One passenger in the SUV, Laura Poiret, was also killed. Six additional SUV passengers were injured and taken to the hospital. Police found numerous open alcohol containers in the sedan. The accident remains under investigation.  

Car Accidents 

Over three million people are injured in car accidents each year in the United States. In this horrible accident, those injured should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing: 

  • Police accident report 
  • Driver accident history 
  • Any testing of the driver for drugs and alcohol 
  • Any history of the driver with drugs and alcohol 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident 
  • Accident history on this road 
  • Any video evidence of the crash
  • Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code 
  • Determination is road signage is clear and up to code 
  • Inspection of roadway conditions 

When another person’s negligence causes a car accident, the victim can be left with extensive injuries including: 

  • Head injuries  
  • Back and spine injuries  
  • Rib injuries  
  • Neck and shoulder injuries  
  • And many more…  

Car Accident Attorneys 

At The Barnes Firm, our experienced and highly trained car accident attorneys have helped many clients injured in car accident get the best result possible for and have found some common causes of car accidents include: 

  • Texting and driving  
  • Distracted driving  
  • Fatigue 
  • Alcohol or drug involvement  
  • Inexperienced driving  
  • Aggressive driving  
  • Speeding  

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced car accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.   

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

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