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UPDATE: Jarod Beddow and Joshua Beddow Killed In Car Accident After Being Hit By Diesel Truck By Nebraska Avenue and Bethel Avenue In Fresno County

Dec 1, 2018

Jarod Beddow Accident and Joshua Beddow Accident: Jarod Beddow and Joshua Beddow Died In Car Accident When Diesel Truck Ran Stop Sign

 FRESNO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (November 1, 2018) Two brothers from Colorado and Kentucky identified as Jarod Beddow and Joshua Beddow tragically died in a car accident after a diesel truck ran a stop sign.

California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place by Nebraska Avenue and Bethel Avenue around 3:20 p.m.The diesel truck driver failed to yield the right of way to the victim’s car and broadsided them.

Firefighters and paramedics arrived at the scene of the accident. Unfortunately, Jarod Beddow and Joshua Beddow both died due to their injuries.

Two other people inside the truck with the brothers also sustained injuries.

Liability In Diesel Truck Accidents

Drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and to take steps to avoid accidents. It has been estimated that nearly 50% of fatal car accidents are due to speeding or intoxicated drivers. But road design also plays a crucial role in the likelihood of an accident. Cities have a responsibility to design and maintain roads that are reasonably safe.

In many circumstances, rural areas will increase in population thereby leading to more traffic. Roads that weren’t initially designed to handle all of the traffic can become hazardous. Roads that have a history of accidents may need additional safety measures, like a four way stop or a street light. When a city fails to maintain its roads in a reasonably safe manner they may face civil liability for any accidents that occur due to that failure. A car accident attorney can examine the specific facts of your case and let you know what your rights are.

Getting A Police Report After A Car Accident

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of Jarod Beddow and Joshua Beddow. It is our sincere hope that this accident is investigated thoroughly for the sake of all of those that have been affected. City officials should seriously consider putting additional safety measures at this intersection. A four way crossing may well have prevented this from happening.  

If you or someone that you love has died or been injured in a Fresno County car accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of highly experienced personal injury attorneys can take steps to make sure that your rights are being protected. We focus exclusively on personal injury law and have successfully resolved thousands of claims. Whether you need held investigating an accident or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can reach us anytime at (888) 888-9285.


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