Fresno, CA – Highway Patrol Officer Injured in Rear-End Crash on CA-99
Fresno, CA (August 23, 2020) – A crash reported on Saturday morning in Fresno County sent two victims to area hospitals for treatment of injuries. At approximately 2 a.m., on August 22, two California Highway Patrol troopers were inspecting a vehicle that was broken down on the highway.
As the officers sat along the side of California State Highway 99 near Betty Drive to check out the vehicle, they were rear-ended. The two officers were injured in the accident. Both victims were transported to Kaweah Delta Medical Center to be treated for their injuries. The driver of the second vehicle, Tristan Zurita, was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence. At this time, the crash remains under investigation with the California Highway Patrol.
Our thoughts are with the victim, their family, and everyone else who has been impacted by this accident.
Car Accidents in California
More than 400 people are injured in auto collisions across the state of California every single day. The aftermath of a collision is a stressful and overwhelming period in a person’s life. Quite often, victims are overcome with questions and uncertainty and not sure of how to move forward. Although the majority of auto accidents result in minor injuries to those involved, tens of thousands of people require hospitalization and emergency medical treatment for their injuries. Depending on the type of collision, the chances of serious and life-threatening injuries can be higher. There are numerous cases where accident victims sustain brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and other injuries that leave them with overwhelming pain.
To add to the mental and physical pain and suffering victims endure, they often face towering medical bills while being forced out of work for their injuries. When victims are injured in collisions resulting from negligent and reckless drivers, they should reach out to a car accident attorney in California as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward.
Working with a skilled and aggressive legal team in the aftermath of your crash can make an enormous difference for your ability to recover. Since 1983, California personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped thousands of people throughout Los Angeles County and southern California protect their legal rights after being harmed in accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers. Our attorneys are committed to helping our clients get the justice they truly deserve after suffering mental, physical, and financial damages as a result of another person’s negligence. We provide both aggressive and trusted legal representation to ensure our clients are in the best position possible to move forward, get the medical treatment they need for their injuries and recovery. If you’ve been injured in a collision, and you believe a negligent driver caused your accident, contact our personal injury law firm in Los Angeles at (888) 500-5000 to see how we can help you. Schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to discuss your case with our team to see what legal options are available to get you the justice you deserve.
Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts. These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Fresno. For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers. If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.
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