(October 16, 2018) – A woman was killed and five other people were injured
in a head-on collision on Tuesday evening, in rural Tulare County.
According to the authorities, the accident was reported at
about 6:02 p.m. October 15, at Highway 216 and Avenue 320 near Ivanhoe.
An 18-year-old man was reportedly driving northbound on
Highway 216 when he collided head-on with a second car driven by a 24-year-old
woman with a male and two female passengers on board.
One of the female passengers was pronounced dead at the
The driver of the second car and her two passengers suffered
major injuries and were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Three other people who were riding with the male driver
sustained minor and were taken to the hospital.
The driver of the first car and one of his passengers
sustained minor injuries in the collision.
The identities and the current conditions of the victims are
The incident is under active investigation.
Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”
While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”
Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.