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UPDATE: Dean Clifford Killed In Car Accident After Being Hit By Truck In Fresno County Along Highway 43

Nov 30, 2018

Dean Clifford Accident: 56-Year-Old Dean Clifford Died In Truck Accident While Driving Car On Highway 43

 FRESNO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (November 30, 2018) A 56-year-old man identified as Dean Clifford has tragically died in a car accident after a multiple vehicle crash on Highway 43 that involved a big rig.

The California Highway Patrol is saying that the accident began when a Lincoln Navigator blewt through a stop sign an crashed into a big rig. After the initial accident that driver of the semi-truck lost control and then hit a Chrysler driven by Dean Clifford.

The victim later died due to his injuries and his passenger suffered numerous broken bones. It remains unclear to what extent drugs or alcohol may have played in the crash.

Liability In Truck Accidents

Truck drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and to take steps in order to avoid accidents. A truck driver may be liable for being inattentive and causing an accident. A truck driver may also be liable for overcompensating during an accident and causing a secondary accident. Very often a driver might get panicked and jerk their wheel to the side following an initial collision. Any person that is injured may have the ability to file a bodily injury claim for damages. It’s important to seek the experienced guidance of a truck accident attorney after a collision. An attorney can investigate your claim and let you know what your options are.

Getting A Police Report After An Accident

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of Dean Clifford. What happened is deeply unfortunate and completely preventable. There needs to be a thorough investigation for the sake of all of those involved.

Have you or someone that you love been injured or killed in a truck accident? There are a number of laws designed to help you. Our team of highly experienced personal injury attorneys are here for you. We focus exclusively on personal injury law and have successfully resolved thousands of claims for our clients. Whether you need a police report after an accident or you just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach us anytime at (888) 888-9285.


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