- April 26, 2022
- Barnes Admin
Fresno, CA – A multi-vehicle crash occurred just after 3 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. The crash involved at least five cars on Highway 99 near the North Avenue exit.
According to California Highway Patrol, a Dodge Stratus bounced off the wall and veered across three lanes of the highway. A driver in a Jeep stopped to help. The Jeep was then hit triggering a chain reaction with two additional vehicles. The driver of the Stratus died at the scene. All other drivers suffered moderate injuries.
The cause of the collision is under investigation.
Unfortunately, there are over six million car accidents that occur across the United States each year. In this accident, those injured should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:
- Driver accident history
- Police accident report
- Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Accident history on the Highway
- Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code
- Inspection of roadway conditions
While car accidents injuries vary from person to person, victims can be left with extensive injuries including:
- Head injuries
- Back and spine injuries
- Rib injuries
- Neck and shoulder injuries
- Any many more…
Car Accident Attorneys
At The Barnes Firm, our experienced and highly trained car accident attorneys have helped many clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible and have found some common causes of car accidents include:
- Texting and driving
- Distracted driving
- Aggressive driving
- Inexperienced driving
- 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.
Location of Crash – Highway 99 near the North Avenue exit