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Arrest Made After Fatal Accident on Highway 180 in Fresno

When you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident due to a suspected DUI driver, you may wonder what options you have. There are many options available for family members who are going through this difficult experience. With the help of an attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected as you grieve such immense losses.

Fatal DUI Accident on Highway 180 Near Cornelia Avenue in Fresno

Around 12:15 a.m. on Thursday morning, one person was killed and another was arrested in a suspected DUI crash in Fresno. According to Your Central Valley, the accident happened on Highway 180 on the morning of June 20, 2024.

When California Highway Patrol officials arrived on scene, they discovered that a 21-year-old driver was driving a 2019 Nissan Versa westbound on Highway 180 approaching the left front of a driver in a Nissan Sentra. The driver of the Sentra was traveling eastbound at the time when both vehicles collided head-on with each other due to reasons that are still being investigated.

A female passenger in the Sentra sustained major injuries and was hospitalized. She was tragically pronounced dead at the hospital. The driver of the Sentra was also seriously injured and hospitalized.

Police confirmed that the 21-year-old driver of the Versa was also seriously injured and hospitalized. They also determined that he was allegedly driving under the influence at the time of the accident. He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.

Financial Options for Families After Fatal Fresno Accidents

Moving forward after the loss of a loved one can be a difficult thing to do after an accident. As you deal with the immense grief associated with the accident, you should not have to deal with the assortment of bills that keep piling up against you and your family. Especially in a case where liability is obvious or easily determined, there are financial options for you. Through an insurance claim or wrongful death lawsuit, you may find that you are eligible for the following:

  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Loss of companionship or consortium
  • Punitive damages in certain cases
  • Loss of income and benefits within a household
  • Medical expenses your loved one incurred before their passing

Contact a Fresno Wrongful Death Lawyer Today

Families are sometimes left with a variety of bills and emotions they cannot handle on their own following a fatal accident. At Maison Law, we will compassionately and aggressively handle every aspect of your claim so that you do not have to face it alone. Please contact us today for a no-obligation and completely free legal consultation. We are waiting to hear from you.

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