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Visalia, CA – 69-year-old woman killed when SUV slams into semi-truck

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Visalia, CA (February 01, 2022) – According to the California Highway Patrol, a 69-year-old woman was killed when the SUV she was driving was struck by another speeding vehicle, then pushed into a semi-truck.

Officers say it happened around 3:30 p.m. on Friday near Highway 216 and El Rio Drive.

Police say a 69-year-old woman driving an SUV was struck by a vehicle driven by a 21-year-old – and her SUV was pushed into the back of a parked semi-truck.

She was pulled from the vehicle and later pronounced dead at a hospital. A 21-year-old man was injured in the incident and is cooperating with the investigation.

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Tractor-trailer accidents kill or injure more than 3,000 people a year in Southern California. A commercial vehicle’s 80,000-pound weight can result in catastrophic injuries if it is involved in an accident. Despite the fact that most truck accidents can be avoided, they continue to negatively impact drivers. As commercial vehicles are larger than other vehicles, they are more likely to cause severe injuries to other vehicles.

It is common for people with traumatic injuries to require hospitalization, therapy, and various types of medical treatment for the long run. In addition to helping with bills, pain and suffering, and lost wages, a tractor trailer accident law firm can also help you recover compensation.

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You may be able to recover from your accident by hiring an experienced and aggressive attorney. Torem & Associates has protected the rights of thousands of injured victims in California for more than 30 years.

Lawyers at our firm help those who suffer mental, physical, and financial harm due to another’s negligence get the justice they deserve. In addition to aggressive and trusted legal representation, we ensure that our clients are in the best position to recover from their injuries, move forward, and receive the treatment they need.

If you or a loved one has been killed in a semi-truck accident our California wrongful death lawyers can help,please call us at (888) 500-5000.

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 the Inland Empire.  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 Inland Empire 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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