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Tulare, CA – A Man Died After Crashing Into a Box Truck in Tulare County

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TULARE, Calif (December 16, 2021)According to the California Highway Patrol, a driver died in Tulare County after crashing into a box truck on Thursday morning.

Visalia CHP officers responded to a traffic collision around 3:30 a.m. on Road 112 south of Avenue 164. An International box truck was driving southbound on Road 112 south of Avenue 164 with a Toyota sedan traveling at a high rate of speed “directly behind” it when the crash occurred.

CHP says that the Toyota driver was unable to avoid striking the rear of the International due to its unsafe speed. The driver of the Toyota sustained major injuries and was transported to a local hospital where he later died. According to authorities, the box truck driver sustained a minor injury to his back, but was not transported to the hospital.

Officials with the California Highway Patrol say alcohol hasn’t been ruled out as a cause of the crash, and the cause is still unclear.

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It can be devastating for both the victims and their families if they are involved in a car accident. Each year, there are more than 270,000 car accidents in our state. As much as we wish everyone would be able to walk away from accidents without any issues, this is not always the case. Automobile accidents claim the lives of more than 3,200 people each year in California. Human error is largely to blame for these accidents. Most vehicle collisions occur because of reckless driving, negligence, speeding, driving while impaired, and other careless actions.

It is never easy to lose a loved one. If your loved one died in a preventable accident, it is heartbreaking. Thousands of dollars in medical expenses, property damage, funeral services, and more must also be incurred by families. After losing a loved one in an accident caused by another’s negligence, families may wish to acquire legal advice from a wrongful death attorney in California.


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When you have been involved in a car accident, having a skilled and aggressive legal team can make all the difference to your recovery. The personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped thousands of Californians protect their legal rights after accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers since 1983. We strive to obtain justice for our clients who have suffered mental, physical, and financial harm as a result of another’s negligence. In order for our clients to recover from their medical conditions and move forward, we provide them with aggressive and trusted legal representation. You can reach our personal injury law firm by calling (888) 500-5000 if you have been injured in a collision caused by a negligent driver.

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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