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Head-on Big Rig Crash Ends Fatally on Highway 180, in Fresno

June 12, 2017- A rollover SUV accident ended in fatality, in southeast Fresno, on Monday.  The semi truck collision occurred on Highway 180, at around 9:00 AM.

Jaime Barajas, of Visalia, was driving a Sport Utility Vehicle eastbound on the SR 180 freeway.  For an unknown reason, the SUV veered across the median and into oncoming traffic at Fowler Avenue.

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The vehicle smashed head-on into a big rig, driven Salvador Sanchez.  The tractor-trailer then jack-knifed and the SUV overturned multiple times and then caught fire.

Barajas suffered fatal injuries.  He was taken to a Fresno area hospital, where he died a short while later.

Investigation is needed to determine whether the vehicle malfunctioned, and whether road conditions may have contributed to the accident. Please give Attorney John Rozier a call. Your lawyer for all wrongful deaths, and car collisions. 559-713-0159, or contact the firm online.

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