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Fresno, CA – Fatal Two-Car Crash on S Temperance & East Jensen Ave Takes 1 Life

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Fresno, CA (July 31, 2021) – A 26-year-old man was killed in a two-car accident that occurred in Fresno on the afternoon of Wednesday, July 28. The incident was reported to officials in the area at around 4:08 p.m.

The wreck occurred at the intersection of South Temperance and East Jensen Avenue when a westbound Kia Forte drove through a red light without stopping and t-boned a Toyota Highlander. The Highlander was attempting to turn left onto eastbound Jensen at the time of the collision. 

The driver of the Kia Forte, a 26-year-old male, sustained major injuries and was transported to Community Regional Medical Center for treatment. A 63-year-old female, the driver of the Toyota Highlander, was also transported to the hospital for treatment. 

The Kia’s driver was pronounced dead a short time after arriving at the hospital. No one involved has been identified to the public at this time. 

Authorities in Fresno continue to investigate. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased at this time. 

Car Wrecks in Fresno

Car crashes in the state of California happen all too often. Recent statistics concerning the number of car accidents that happen here per year state that nearly 500,000 wrecks take place in the Golden State annually. This means that there are thousands of people across the state suffering from injuries and losses concerning car accidents at any given time. The personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates understand how difficult dealing with the aftermath of an accident can be. You may have questions regarding the worth of your insurance claim. Maybe you’re wondering how long it will take to receive a full and fair settlement. A car crash lawyer in Fresno from Torem & Associates will provide you with simple, succinct answers concerning property damage, medical bill coverage, lost wages, and more. We will also help you fill out all the necessary legal paperwork and negotiate with the insurance companies for you. We will even take your case to court if need be. 

Whether you need help paying for car repairs and medical bills, or you need an attorney to step in and fight for a fair settlement from the insurance company, we’re here to help you. After an accident, you might be confused about whether or not you have a claim for compensation. In order to collect damages, your crash must meet two criteria: 

  • Yours or your family members’ severe physical pain is a direct result of injuries caused by the negligent party. 
  • The accident itself was caused by a negligent, careless, or reckless party.  

Our personal injury lawyers in Fresno are waiting to answer your questions about what constitutes negligence or the definition of a “severe injury.” If we determine that your collision meets both of these criteria, we will then begin building your claim immediately. Call our law firm today at (888) 500-5000 to discuss legal options available for you. You do not have to face an issue of this magnitude on your own. We are here to help you through the complicated legal process, every step of the way. Call us at your earliest convenience to discuss how you can collect financial compensation depending on the circumstances of your collision. 

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.  

Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community.  We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Fresno and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene. 


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