Head-On Collision Injures Two Near Merced County

Head-On Collision Injures Two Near Merced County

Head-On Collision Injures Two Near Merced County

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced car accident lawyer. A head-on collision occurred in a rural area of Merced County during the afternoon of Monday, March 12, 2018. Unfortunately, two motorists sustained major injuries as a result of the crash.

We hope for a speedy and full recovery for both parties that suffered injuries in this accident.

What Happened?

A California Highway Patrol (CHP) received a call of a Chevrolet Impala traveling erratically along Highway 140 in the vicinity of Cunnigham Road at approximately 5:00 pm. The Chevrolet turned north onto Cunningham Road where it reportedly collided head-on with a Ford Fusion. The impact of the collision caused severe front-end damage to both vehicles involved.

Nature of Injuries

Paramedics were called to the scene for needed medical attention. Responding medical crews reported that both drivers suffered serious injuries in the car accident. They were both transported via air ambulance to hospitals in Modesto. Officials have not yet released an update on their conditions to the public.

What Caused the Accident?

The cause of the accident remains under investigation. The investigating agency usually takes a week or so to release a report of their findings.

Causes of Head-On Collisions

A head-on collision is a type of car accident where the front-ends of two vehicles strike one another in opposite directions. While these accidents can be avoided, they are often caused by:

Injuries from Head-On Collisions

Head-On collisions are among the most serious forms of motor vehicle accidents due to the area of impact. Victims of these crashes are likely to suffer serious injuries such as:

If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident, it is important to discuss your options with an experienced personal injury attorney in Merced. An attorney with years of experience can assist you in securing your right to fair compensation for all resulting damages.

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I’m Ed Smith, a Merced car accident lawyer. Car accidents can result in devastating consequences to those involved. If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a traffic accident, please call me at (209) 227-1931 for free, friendly advice. Another good way to reach me is through my toll-free line at (800) 404-5400.

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