Buttonwillow, CA (October 3, 2023) – A fatal truck accident took place on Sunday in the Buttonwillow area that claimed one person’s life.
The accident occurred just before 3:10 p.m. on October 1.
According to the California Highway Patrol troopers, a 2014 International Pro Star fuel truck was traveling on Main Drain Road when it became involved in a collision near 7th Standard Road. The impact of the crash caused the vehicle to overturn.
A 19-year-old man was driving the truck at the time of the accident. He became trapped inside and had to be extricated by the Kern County Fire Department. He was rushed to an area hospital for emergency care.
A 24-year-old man suffered major injuries due to the crash. He was pronounced deceased on-site due to his injuries.
California Highway Patrol troopers are investigating the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured man at this time as we hope for his full recovery.
Our sympathies go out to the family of the man who died in this crash.
Losing a loved one is never easy, but when that loss comes as a result of a fatal truck accident, the pain and devastation can be extremely overwhelming. Unfortunately, fatal collisions across California take the lives of thousands of people each year. Many of these accidents involve semi-trucks and large commercial vehicles.
Dealing with the aftermath of the fatal truck accident can be incredibly difficult. Families are often forced to deal with overwhelming consequences that make it hard to move on. Not only do families face emotional turmoil, but they often pay significant financial consequences as well.
While nothing can bring them back or ease the heartache, taking legal action against those responsible for their untimely death can provide some sense of closure and financial security for you and your family. It is crucial to seek guidance from a fatal truck accident lawyer as soon as possible to ensure your family has the best chance of getting justice.
A skilled attorney will not only provide invaluable advice but also handle all negotiations with insurance companies on your behalf. They will fight for fair compensation for funeral costs, medical expenses, loss of future earnings, and other damages caused by the accident.
At Burg Simpson, our priority is to provide fearless and compassionate support and legal representation for those who have suffered from the devastating effects of a fatal trucking collision. Our team of experienced lawyers has been recognized as one of America’s top law firms, and we are dedicated to fighting for justice and fair compensation on behalf of our clients. We understand the emotional and financial toll that these accidents can take on families, which is why we offer free consultations to discuss your case. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal trucking accident, please do not hesitate to contact our law firm today at (888) 895-2080 to schedule a free consultation.
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