9 Killed in Fresno County Crash on Highway 33 near Sutter Avenue 

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Nine Killed in Fresno County Collision on Highway 33 near Sutter Avenue 

Nine Killed in Fresno County Collision on Highway 33 near Sutter Avenue

Fresno, California – Several people were killed in a Fresno County crash on Highway 33 near Sutter Avenue Friday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A 2013 Dodge was traveling southbound on Highway 33 when, for undetermined reasons, the vehicle drifted off the side onto the dirt shoulder.

The driver, a 28-year-old Avenal man, then overcorrected and swerved into the southbound side, where he collided with an oncoming 2007 Ford.

The Ford caught fire following the crash, which occurred at around 8 p.m. January 1.

The driver of the Dodge and the eight occupants of the Ford died in the wreck.

Authorities said the occupants of the Ford were an adult female driver and seven minors who were the passengers.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Arin Khodaverdian, CEO and Managing Attorney 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. Swift action by an intelligent and experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

“Usually, clients hire me immediately after their first consultation because they quickly figure out that I will treat them like family. I lift a weight off their shoulders immediately. That is my job. We simply leave no stone unturned – period. We go after everyone and everything. There is no other way to ensure justice,” Mr. Khodaverdian states.

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. We have numerous other 6-figure settlements within 30 days. While these results are atypical and do not predict future outcomes, justice in these cases helped bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the families.”

Mr. Khodaverdian is the recipient of numerous accolades including one of the: Top 10 Wrongful Death Settlements in CA in 2019; Top 10 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in CA in 2019; Top 10 Truck Accident Settlements in CA in 2019, and Top 10 Motorcycle Accident Settlements in CA in 2019. He is a Berkeley graduate and proud personal injury and wrongful death attorney. He is personally available 24/7 for free, no-obligation consultations and second opinions by calling 800-984-4123. He can also be reached via email using the contact form on this site.