FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (December 26, 2016) – One member of a family died and four others were injured in an accident on the 5 Freeway on Monday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened on the northbound side of the 5 Freeway. A red SUV was heading northbound on the 5 Freeway while a white car carrying two people was heading southbound. The white car crossed over the median and struck the SUV, causing it to roll over.
The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. The four other occupants were all badly injured and rushed to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries. The four injured are described as the husband of the driver, two boys ages 12 and 10, and a 20 year old male. The driver and passenger in the white car were not injured in the accident. The investigation is ongoing to determine cause and liability.
“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 Los Angeles, Fresno, Sacramento, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.