Five People were Killed in a Two-Vehicle Crash in Fresno
Fresno, CA (February 6, 2022) – Javier Hernandez (20), Miguel Tijerina (43), Marcelino Ramirez (32), John Carlin (28), and Ramandeep Sran (48) died in a car crash on Millerton Road and Marina Drive. The crash happened at around 4:30 am on Saturday.
According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Hernandez, Tijerina, Ramirez, and Carlin were in a Hyundai going south on Millerton Road when the crash happened. For unknown reasons, the Hyundai went into the opposite lane of traffic. Then, it hit the Honda that Sran was riding as a passenger.
Javier Hernandez, Miguel Tijerina, Marcelino Ramirez, John Carlin, and Ramandeep Sran died in a crash involving a Hyundai and a Honda.
According to CHP, all five men were pronounced dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the driver and another passenger of the Honda got severe injuries. So, responders took them to the hospital.
Investigators suspect that alcohol was involved in this incident. Right now, investigations are still ongoing.
Why Need a Crash Investigation?
Crash investigations are crucial. They can help determine the cause and liability. Motor vehicle accidents are common across the country. These investigations are important because most of the time, the fault is not on victims like Javier Hernandez, Miguel Tijerina, Marcelino Ramirez, John Carlin, and Ramandeep Sran.
In addition to crash investigations, trustworthy, and competent attorneys are crucial to uphold the rights of the victim’s family. Well-known and experienced auto accident lawyers, such as our team at Jacoby & Meyers, can also help protect your rights by guiding every step of the process.
Personal Injury (Wrongful Death) Claims in Fresno
Javier Hernandez, Miguel Tijerina, Marcelino Ramirez, John Carlin, and Ramandeep Sran’s family members may be entitled to a wrongful death claim. They can seek damages for loss of companionship, pain and suffering, as well as emotional distress caused by the accident.
Indeed, no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a loved one. However, receiving the maximum settlement and winning a judgment can give a sense of justice. Also, it can offer some peace of mind.
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Certainly, nothing can relieve the pain of losing a loved one. However, it’s important to have a strong team of experienced personal injury attorneys handling your case. Jacoby & Meyers has a team of the best lawyers for car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, Fresno, and Sacramento. Our lawyers can help you get justice as well as the compensation you rightfully deserve, including car accident settlements and more. Give us a call today at 888-960-0480 for a free consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Javier Hernandez, Miguel Tijerina, Marcelino Ramirez, John Carlin, and Ramandeep Sran
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