“Heavy fog was a factor”
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (December 31, 2017) – According to the California Highway Patrol, Altagracia Gutierrez and Miguel Irigoyen were killed on Saturday in a 20-vehicle collision on the Interstates 5 near Highway 99. (map)
The CHP reported that two car collided around 8:42 a.m. on the southbound lanes of the I-5 and were then struck by a big rig causing a chain reaction of two vehicles crashing into each other.
The CHP states that 35-year-old Altagracia Gutierrez and 50-year-old Miguel Irigoyen were pronounced dead at the scene while several others sustained injuries.
“Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating collision,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm.
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Newport Beach, San Diego and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 864-6664. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.