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FRESNO COUNTY: Joshua Beddow and Jarod Beddow Killed In Car Accident With Diesel Truck By Nebraska Avenue and Bethel Avenues


Dec 1, 2018

Jarod Beddow Accident and Joshua Beddow Accident: Brothers Identified As Joshua Beddow and Jarod Beddow Died In Accident With Diesel Truck That Ran Stop Sign

 FRESNO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (December 1, 2018) A pair of brothers identified as Joshua Beddow and Jarod Beddow from Colorado and Kentucky were tragically killed when their vehicle was broadsided by a truck.

California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place round 3:20 p.m. There are reports that two other people were in the vehicle along with Joshua Beddow and Jarod Beddow at the time of the crash.

It remains unclear if charges will be filed against the truck driver that hit them.

What To Do After A Car Accident

It has been estimated that around 35,000 people are killed every year in car accidents in the United States. Millions more are seriously injured. There are a number of steps that a victim or their family should take following an accident in order to preserve their rights.

  • Take pictures of the accident scene and surrounding environment if possible.

  • Get the other driver’s contact and insurance information.

  • Seek out witnesses if possible. A number of crashes occur at intersections where there are cameras, but this isn’t always the case.

  • Seek treatment if you are injured. Insurance companies will try to deny that you were injured if you wait too long to seek treatment or if there are gaps in your treatment.

  • Contact an experienced car accident attorney. An attorney can help you recover damages for a wrongful death.

Depending on the facts of any case there may be multiple entities that could face civil liability for an accident. A number of accidents take place at dangerous intersections. A city could be held liable for an accident that was caused by a “dangerous condition on public property.” Victims of car accidents caused by defects in the roadway may be able to file a municipal negligence claim for damages.

Getting Help After A Car Accident

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest sympathies to the family of  Joshua Beddow and Jarod Beddow as they are going through such a difficult time. The Fresno police department should look into all of the factors that led up to this crash. Could it have been prevented? Were there a history of similar accidents in the area? There needs to be some accountability for what has happened.

If you or someone that you love has been injured or killed in a car accident in California you may have legal recourse. Our team of compassionate and skilled personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. Whether you need a police report or a free investigation into your case we are here for you. You can reach us anytime at  (888) 888-9285.

 Sources:

  1. Jessica Johnson. Two brothers from out of state killed in a Fresno County crash identified. December 1, 2018

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