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Coalinga, CA – 1 killed in Coalinga off-road vehicle crash

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COALINGA, CA –According to the California Highway Patrol, an off-road vehicle he lost control of and crashed early Sunday morning has killed a man. A local hospital called police around 3:00 a.m. to report that a patient had died from his injuries following an off-road vehicle crash near Phelps and Calaveras avenues. The man was driving at an unknown speed along the dirt shoulder of Phelps Avenue before he lost control and flipped the car.

Upon arrival at the hospital, the driver was pronounced dead. A passenger in the off-road vehicle also suffered moderate injuries.

At this time, it is unknown whether drugs or alcohol played a part in the crash.

Coalinga Car Accident Lawyers

More than 150,000 people are hurt in auto accidents throughout the state of California each year. Car crashes happen in California daily. These wrecks usually create a safety risk for drivers in the area by causing major traffic delays and disruptions. Most car accidents, fortunately, result in only minor injuries for those involved. However, thousands of people sustain serious or even debilitating injuries due to vehicle accidents in the Golden State each year. Those who end up with serious injuries are often forced to undergo emergency medical treatment that can be expensive. Some may even require surgery and long-term care that could affect their life for weeks, months, or even years to come. 

Accidents that are caused by negligence are more likely to leave injured victims with severe injuries including brain injuries, broken bones, and spinal cord injuries. Some forms of driver negligence that often result in injuries for those involved include speeding, driver distraction, and intoxication.

High-speed accidents are more likely to leave victims with broken bones, brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries, all of which require extensive medical treatment. These accidents can be caused by people texting or using cellphones while driving, drunk driving, speeding, ignoring traffic control devices, and engaging in unsafe driving behaviors. 

Wrongful Death Attorneys in Coalinga

When victims have lost a loved one to the negligence of another driver, they should consult with a California wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. Working with a knowledgeable legal team in the aftermath of your accident can make a world of difference when it comes to your chances of protecting your legal rights and getting the justice you deserve.

Our Coalinga car accident attorneys at Torem & Associates have extensive experience assisting clients to recover the maximum amount of compensation available by pursuing legal claims against at-fault drivers. Our personal injury attorneys provide aggressive legal representation to ensure victims throughout California are able to hold those at fault accountable for their accidents.

We strive to help accident victims recover full and fair compensation for medical treatment as well as a variety of financial burdens they face moving forward. If you have been injured in a preventable accident, Coalinga personal injury attorneys at (888) 500-5000 to discuss legal options available for you.

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 Coalinga.  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 Coalinga 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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