Williams, CA (June 17, 2018) – A tragic head-on collision in Williams resulted in one death and at least six injuries Sunday afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol, the devastating accident happened on Highway 20 near Highway 16 just after noon, around 12:18 p.m. Two vehicles reportedly collided east of Highway 16 for reasons that are currently unknown. The California Highway Patrol along with paramedics the Cal Fire Department immediately responded to the scene.
Highway 20 had to be closed down in both directions as a fatality was reported in the collision. While one person was confirmed dead, it is currently unknown exactly how many people perished in the crash. A minimum of six people were quickly transported to local hospitals to be treated for their injuries, which have yet to be specified.
Police are currently conducting a thorough investigation in order to accurately determine who may have been at fault for the collision. We wish to extend our most heartfelt condolences to the family members and loved ones of any victims who passed away, as well as we hope for a healthy recovery for all the injured victims.
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Investigators will be working tirelessly in an effort to learn exactly how this tragic and devastating crash occurred. They will conduct a thorough search to discover whether or not any negligent behavior was at fault. While making their assessment, investigators will look to see if things like drugs or alcohol, speeding, or distracted driving were involved at all in this accident.
Depending on the conclusion of the investigation, there will most likely be grounds for personal injury and wrongful death claims in place for surviving family members and victims. The insurmountable costs of medical bills, hospitals, funerals, loss of current and future wages, and other immense expenses can be financially devastating. For this reason, many victims and victims’ families opt to seek compensation for their losses, although that is a choice that is to only be made by the victim and/or the victims’ family.
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.