MERCED, CALIFORNIA (April 24, 2017) – A pickup truck caught fire after a collision on Old Lake Road on Monday, according to a California Highway Patrol report. (map)
The accident happened around 11:27 am at the intersection of G Street and Old Lake Road. An older model of pickup truck was involved in an accident for an unknown reason, possibly with a semi truck. The pickup truck caught on fire after the accident, and became fully engulfed within minutes.
At least one person was tragically pronounced dead as a result of the accident. The accident remains under open investigation to determine cause and liability at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 864-6664. We are here to help you.