HANFORD, CALIFORNIA (January 31, 2017) – Twelve people were injured in an accident on Tuesday morning on Highway 198 and Highway 41, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:22 am at the intersection of Highway 198 and Highway 41. A trailer truck was allegedly turning left across Highway 41 and second semi-truck heading northbound on Highway 41 struck the trailer. An F-250 pickup truck then struck the second big rig, and a black BMW struck the rear of the pickup truck. A short time later, a second crash happened around 8:25 am on Highway 198 near 12th Avenue.
A total of 12 people were injured in the accidents, and three of them were taken to Adventist Medical Center in Hanford. Four others were taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center in Visalia, and five were taken to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Police will gather evidence and conduct interviews with the drivers and witnesses to determine liability” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Any injured party involved in an accident will have a bodily injury claim against the negligent driver who caused the accident.”
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in an accident, and are seeking answers on what steps to take, we from Lexton Law Firm offer the best legal representation you will need. We will fight hard to give you the settlement you deserve and to get your life back on track. Give us a call today at (877) 864-6664 and let us help you recover and start anew.