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Head-on Crash Leaves Two Injured and One Dead

Head-on Crash Leaves Two Injured and One Dead

Santa Rosa, CA – Tragic news has arrived from Guerneville, California, where a deadly head-on crash occurred on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. The California Highway Patrol reports that a Chevrolet Blazer S-10 and a GMC Canyon collided on River Road near Bonita Avenue at around 10:45 a.m. The driver of the Chevrolet was killed in the crash and the GMC driver and passenger both sustained injuries.

It is believed that the GMC had been travelling at an unsafe speed, when it veered sharply to the left, colliding with the Chevrolet. Sadly, the driver of the Chevrolet was pronounced dead at the scene. The GMC driver, a 39-year-old man from Guerneville, suffered minor injuries, while the passenger, a 43-year-old man also from Guerneville, was seriously injured.

Car Accidents 

Unfortunately, head-on collisions account for 10% of fatal car accidents each year. In this horrible accident, the injured victims and their families should have an independent legal investigation performed to preserve evidence. This includes reviewing:

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

Car Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible in over 50,000 cases and have found some common causes of car accidents include:

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

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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