McFarland, CA – One Person Severely Injured after Violent Crash on Highway 46 near Highway 99
McFarland, CA (August 3, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that one person was severely injured as the result of a violent crash involving a big rig on Highway 46, in the vicinity of Highway 99. CHP first logged the incident at approximately 11:19 PM late at night on Thursday, August 2, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the truck driver and additional people involved in the crash has been revealed.
According to the initial reports from CHP, a truck carrying 80,000 lbs. of materials was traveling down Highway 46 when, for indeterminate reasons, it plowed into multiple smaller vehicles. As a result of the impact, at least 60 gallons of motor oil and diesel fuel had spilled across the highway. Officials confirmed the big rig’s tractor had sustained minimal damage the front end.
CHP reported at least one person sustained severe injuries during the impact.
Presently, authorities are looking into a possible cause for this violent collision. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and most loving thoughts to the victim of the crash and wish this individual a swift and efficient recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Collision in McFarland
Based on this information, many issues surrounding the collision along Highway 46 remain unknown. As the investigation continues, forensic teams will inspect the big rig truck and the other vehicles and examine photos of the crash site to determine if the drivers had experienced mechanical issues or system failure. Likewise, officials will consider if drugs, alcohol, negligence, recklessness, and distracted driving played any role in the events leading up to the crash.
Depending on the final results of the case, the non-guilty injured victims may have the option to pursue a personal injury lawsuit to receive compensation for multiple inconveniences including medical bills, painful injuries, and vehicle insurance.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.