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CHP Investigating Major Injury Parlier Car Crash at E Dinuba and S Zediker Avenues

3 Hospitalized After Parlier Car Accident at E Dinuba and S Zediker Avenues

Parlier, California (March 29, 2020) – The California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of a traffic collision that took place at the intersection of East Dinuba Avenue and South Zediker Avenue in Parlier Saturday afternoon.

Three people were injured after a red 2000 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck collided with a white minivan at the intersection just about 1:25 p.m.

Due to the impact, one of the automobiles rolled over and required a tow truck to remove it away from the scene of the accident.

Medical personnel responded at the crash site and transported all three victims to the hospital. The initial report showed that one person lost consciousness while the other two sustained head injuries following the mishap.

The CHP is still investigating to identify the cause of the accident.

What to Do At the Accident Scene

Nobody is ever prepared for an accident. However, knowing what to do in case you are involved in the accident is very crucial. The following steps will help you ensure your safety and the safety of others.

  1. Stay at the scene and don’t panic.
  2. Check for injuries and immediately call for an ambulance if anyone is hurt.
  3. Notify the police even if no one is injured. The police will examine the scene and document the accident. At this point, it is important to record accurate information. You can later request a police report.
  4. If the accident is minor, it is advisable to move the vehicles to the shoulder and turn on your vehicle’s hazard lights to ensure the safety of other motorists.
  5. Gather information about the other drivers involved in the accident. Also, talk to witnesses and get their information.
  6. If possible, take photos of the damage to your car and the surrounding area.
  7. Do not admit fault or discuss the accident with anyone. Do not sign any papers unless requested by the police.
  8. Do not leave the accident scene until the police have left.

After leaving the accident scene,

  1. Contact your insurance company as soon as possible.
  2. Get a copy of the accident report from the police.
  3. Get a property damage valuation.
  4. If you were injured in the accident, keep detailed notes of your injuries and track your medical treatment.
  5. Contact a reputable personal injury attorney to protect your rights.
  6. Seek legal advice before you contact your insurer to discuss your car accident claim and compensation for your personal injuries. A qualified attorney will help you recover the maximum amount of damages.
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