“Fatal Car Crash”
MADERA, CALIFORNIA (February 8, 2017) – 86-year old Wilbur H. Olson and 83-year old Lloyce Olson were killed in an automobile accident on Avenue 14 and Road 19, according to the California Highway Patrol (map)
The tragic collision occurred at approximately 10:00 am, when the driver of a 2008 Ford F-350, identified as 61-year old Guadalupe Gonzalez, traveling eastbound on Avenue 14 struck the 2007 Ford Crown Victoria driven by Olson, who was stopped at the stop sign at the Avenue 14 and Road 19 intersection.
Sadly, Lloyce Olson, was pronounced dead at the scene. Wilbur Olson was transported to Community Regional Medical Center, where he later succumbed to his injuries. The Olson’s were identified as husband and wife.
Witnesses of the crash told police officials driver Wibur Olson pulled out in front of Ford F-350 that was traveling at 55 mph. Gonzalez could not react in time and crashed into the passenger side of the Crown Victoria. CHP do not believe that alcohol and/or drugs were a factor in the collision.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort this man and woman’s family and friends as they cope with such an incredible loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “The thoughts and prayers of our staff are with them, as well as the young people who were injured, 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 Madera, Bakersfield, Visalia 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.