A two-car crash west of Tulare injured a total of 12 people last week. According to ABC30 News, the traffic accident occurred at Avenue 240 and Road 68 just before 11:00 p.m. CHP officers said that a black BMW was struck by a Suburban when it ran a stop sign. The four people riding in the BMW suffered minor injuries. However, the eight people in the Suburban had to be transported to the hospital. At the time of the story, there was no news on the victims’ conditions. Two of the people in the Suburban were children riding in car seats. Sadly, the children were not buckled into the car seats correctly. Both children were thrown from the vehicle as it flipped over. A CHP officer commented that it is unfortunate when people don’t take the time to buckle children into their car seats correctly. It appears that the driver of the Suburban may be charged with felony DUI.
Insurance companies aggressively fight whiplash cases because they believe they can win by arguing whiplash does not cause lasting injuries. However, whiplash can be severe causing extreme pain that can prevent you from being able to return to work. If you have been injured in an accident and believe that you may have suffered whiplash,
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