MERCED, CALIFORNIA (March 8, 2017) – Three people were killed in a head on collision on Wednesday morning on State Route 99, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:30 am on the northbound side of State Route 99, near Mission Avenue. A black Ford Explorer and a gold Chevrolet pickup truck were involved in a head on collision when the pickup truck crossed into the northbound lanes over the center divider.
Three people were tragically pronounced dead at the scene, including a man and woman in their 50s that were in the Silverado, and a man in his 20s from the Explorer that was later identified as Travis Lindsay. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
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 Merced, Los Angeles, 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) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.