TULARE, CALIFORNIA (January 17, 2017) – Two people were killed and one more were injured in a collision between a transit bus and a pickup truck on Cartmill Avenue on Tuesday night, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 8:00 pm at the intersection of North Oakmore Street and East Cartmill Avenue. A transit bus and a pickup truck crashed into each other for unknown reasons, causing the bus to rollover and burst into flames.
The driver and passenger of the pickup truck were both tragically killed in the collision, and the bus driver was badly burned and was hospitalized. The investigation is ongoing at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
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 Tulare, Los Angeles, San Jose, 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.