Merced County, CA – Two People Killed in Truck Crash on I-5 Freeway
Merced County, CA (July 13, 2020) – An automobile accident on Saturday claimed two victims’ lives in Merced County. On July 11, authorities responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 5 Freeway.
Reports show that a big rig and a 2018 Chevy Malibu collided along the highway near the John Erreca Rest Area. The driver of the Malibu, who was identified as a 63-year-old man, and a female passenger in the Honda were both declared deceased at the scene.
A third victim was seriously injured in this accident. The victim was rushed to an area hospital for treatment. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the man who lost his life in this accident.
Fatal Truck Accidents in California
Around 900 people lose their lives in auto accidents involving semi-trucks and commercial vehicles in California each year. These accidents are often unpredictable, leaving families to grieve the sudden and unexpected loss of their loved ones. When victims lose their lives in accidents, families are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral arrangements and various other costs. When people lose their lives in truck accidents as a result of negligent drivers, their families should reach out to a California wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. Families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward.
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