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I-5 Automobile Collision Ends Fatally Near Patterson

August 25, 2014- One person was killed in a vehicle accident on Interstate 5, near Patterson.  The Stanislaus County car collision took place on Monday, at about 10:47 PM.An automobile was northbound on I-5, between Fink and Sperry Roads, when the vehicle overturned multiple times.  The car came to rest in the southbound lanes of the freeway.Two people were thrown from the vehicle.  One of the victims died at the scene of the crash.  The other one suffered serious injuries, and was airlifted to an area hospital.The law offices of Nelson and Rozier are located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley in Visalia. Our attorneys specialize in automobile collisions and personal injuries. If you would like experienced and reliable representation for your accident please contact us at or call Attorney JohnRozier at 559-713-0159.

Tractor-Trailer Accident on Interstate 5 near Highway 99, in Kern County

July 28, 2014- A multi-vehicle accident, involving a big rig, took place on Interstate 5, in Kern County.  The semi truck collision happened on Monday, at about 2:30 PM.Eliu Perez Hernandez, of Nogales, Arizona, was driving a tractor-trailer northbound on I-5, near the Highway 99 connector.  The semi truck turned left suddenly and hit a guardrail, then swerved back to the right.  This caused the big rig to cross both lanes of the freeway and smash into a 2002 Mercedes, driven by Chris Lam, of Arcadia.
interstate 5 highway 99 big rig crash eliu hernandez chris lam mercedes

The Mercedes car spun out and ended on the right shoulder of the roadway.  The semi drove through the guardrail, off the highway, and through a fence, where it finally hit an oil pumping rig in a field east of Interstate 5.Chris Lam sustained minor injuries, and his passenger Huyen Vo Thanh Le, of San Jose, is reported to not have been injured.  No reports on the condition of Eliu Hernandez.If you need a lawyer please call Attorney JohnRozier, your personal injury specialist handling all types of crashes. I am located in Visalia, north of Kern County.  559-713-0159, or contact us online

Interstate 5 Big Rig Catches Fire near Patterson

May 6, 2014- A tractor trailer truck caught fire in a vehicle accident on I-5, in Stanislaus County.  The incident happened on Tuesday, near Patterson, at approximately 5 AN.A semi truck carrying appliances, was driving north on Interstate 5.  The big rig caught fire, and soon became fully engulfed in flames, while it was near Fink Road.  The fire spread to nearby grass, which prompted officials to close the highway until it was contained.It was revealed that the truck had a possible fuel leak. No injuries have been reported.
Issues still remaining to be investigated include determining the speed of the big rig, whether road conditions may have contributed to this accident, and whether there was a malfunction in the vehicle.  If you would like these issues investigated further then please call Attorney John Rozier, your personal injury lawyer, at 559-713-0159 or reach us at

Semi Truck Collision on I-5 at Kettleman City

May 4, 2014- Interstate 5 was backed up most of Sunday, because of a big rig accident, in Kings County.  The collision happened at about 7 AM, near Kettleman City.A tractor trailer carrying water was headed northbound on I-5.  The semi truck lost control and overturned on the highway, just north of Milham Avenue.  Traffic was at a stand still for at least six miles, south of the Highway 41 off-ramp, while emergency officials took care of the wreckage.No other information is available at this time.
I am a personal injury lawyer, serving the central valley.Please give me a call, Attorney John Rozier 559-713-0159 or  My office is located in Tulare County, east of Kings County, in Visalia.

Semi Truck Accident on Northbound I-5

March 25, 2014- A vehicle collision involving two semi-trucks ends fatally on Interstate 5 north, near Highway 138.  The accident happened south of Bakersfield, Tuesday morning, at about 6:48 AM.Officers reported that a big rig stalled in the slow lane of northbound I-5, when another semi crashed into the delayed truck.  The impact killed one of the big rig's drivers.More information will be posted once it becomes available.If you need a lawyer please call Attorney JohnRozier, your personal injury specialist handling all types of crashes. Serving Kern County, and other Central Valley locations.  Call 559-713-0159, or contact us online

I-5 Fatal Big Rig Car Crash near Avenal

March 17, 2014- A three vehicle car accident ends in fatality for two people, including a 6 year old girl, on Interstate 5 south, on Monday.  The collision happened at about 5 PM, near the Avenal cutoff, southwest of Visalia.The car crash happened between an minivan and two semi trucks on I-5 south.  The driver of a Honda Odyssey, Alfredo Guzman, 32 years old, and his five passengers were southbound on Interstate 5, when the van's right tire blew.
Interstate 5 Fatality Car Crash Big Rig minivan 2 Dead

Guzman lost control, and the vehicle spun around across the interstate divide, and smashed into two northbound big rigs that were driven by Orlando Hernandez, and Miguel Perez.The impact of the collision caused three people to be ejected from their vehicle.
I-5 Highway Girl Dead Big Rig Crash Honda Odyssey

Five people were taken to Community Regional Medical Center, in Fresno.  The 6 year old girl died in the hospital from her injuries.  One other person has died from their wounds, but their name has not been released.Maricela Briseno, 30 years old, Julia Guzman, 7 years old, and Maria Guzman, 53 years old, were listed as having sustained major injuries.  The driver of the Honda, Alfredo Guzman received moderate injuries, and Jubenal Guzman, 34 years old, who as also in the Odyssey, was not injured.No word on whether the semi truck drivers were hurt in the crash.
Please give us a call, if you are a relative or are in touch with the family, and would like us to investigate this accident further. We are located in Visalia, on Caldwell Ave. Attorney John Rozier 559-713-0159 or online at

Man Hit by Two Vehicles, South of Bakersfield on Interstate 5

March 4 2014- A man reportedly running from the police, was hit by two different vehicles on Interstate 5, near Lebec, south of Bakersfield, on Tuesday.CHP stopped to help a broken down pickup truck on northbound I-5, where the driver, 20 year old Ricardo Huerta of Paramount, and a passenger of the pickup pushed it to the center divider.While the Highway Patrol officer was talking to Huerta, he took off running.  The driver jumped the divider wall onto southbound I-5, where he was then hit by a sedan car and also a truck.Officers reported that both vehicles did not stop, after the collision.Huerta was taken to Kern Medical Center, in Bakersfield, to be treated for serious injuries resulting from the accident.I am a personal injury lawyer, serving the central valley. Please give me a call, Attorney John Rozier  559-713-0159 orwww.nelsonrozier.comMy office is located in Visalia, California, on Caldwell Avenue.

Accident on I-5 Kills Man near Sacramento

February 22, 2014- Eight days after a crash, a Sacramento man dies from an injury that was caused by a tire smashing through his windshield.  The accident occurred on Friday, February 14th. The driver was 31 year old Kyle Hubbard.  He was driving north on Interstate 5, when a wheel came off a tractor trailer vehicle that was traveling in the southbound lanes.  The tire flew across the freeway's divide and went through Hubbard's window.  There was a passenger in his car, but they were not hurt.The CHP reported that Kyle received major head trauma, and passed away in the hospital on Saturday.The collision is still under investigation.
Attorney John Rozier is your personal injury lawyer. Please give me a call 559-713-0159 or online I am located in Visalia on Caldwell Ave.

Man Killed in a Roll-over Accident on I-5

February 23, 2012- A one-vehicle accident occured on Interstate 5 near Bakersfield, on Thursday.The CHP reported that one man was killed, when his vehicle overturned on southbound I-5, near David Copus Road.The driver of a semi truck pulled over and discovered the car.No other information is available at this time.Please give us a call, if you are a relative or are in touch with the family, and would like us to investigate this accident further. We are located in Visalia, north of Bakersfield. Attorney John Rozier 559-713-0159.

Accident on I-5 near Coalinga Injures One Woman

February 22, 2012- A 63-year-old woman sustained major injuries Wednesday, in a single-car accident on Interstate 5, northeast of Coalinga. The crash occurred at about 8:20 PM.The woman, driving a Chrysler on I-5, drifted off the road south of Tuolumne Avenue. The car then overturned on the right shoulder.She was taken by helicopter to Community Regional Medical Center with major injuries to her arm. She is reported to be in stable conditionPlease give me a call if you need legal representation or a consultation. Attorney John Rozier 559-713-0159. My firm is located in Visalia, on Caldwell Ave.

Semi Truck Crash on I-5 Ramp Near Los Banos

February 22, 2012- A Fresno man was injured Wednesday, when the big rig he was driving overturned near Los Banos. The accident happened about 6:30 p.m. on the Interstate 5 ramp to eastbound Highway 152. Wray Robert Hardin, 57, was driving at an excessive speed when he lost control of the 2004 Freightliner semi truck and it flipped over, blocking the ramp and eastbound lanes of Highway 152.Traffic was diverted to the highway's center divider until 9 p.m. Hardin suffered minor injuries in the crash, and was transported to a Modesto hospital. I am a personal injury lawyer, serving the central valley. Please give me a call, Attorney John Rozier 559-713-0159

Crash on I-5 Kills One Person near Buttonwillow

December 11, 2011- A man from San Jose was killed Sunday on Interstate 5 after a crash flipped his vehicle, near Buttonwillow, west of Bakersfield. The accident occurred at about 1 PM.Lope Cruz Fuentes, of San Jose, was northbound on I-5, south of Buena Vista Road, just north of Highway 223, in his Mitsubishi SUV. Fuentes drifted into the center median of the freeway. He tried to drive back onto the highway and over-corrected, causing the SUV to roll several times.Fuentes died at the scene of the accident. Three passengers in the Mitsubishi suffered moderate to major injuries and were taken to the hospital.If you need a lawyer please call Attorney John Rozier, your personal injury specialist handling all types of crashes. I am located in Visalia, north of Bakersfield 559-713-0159.

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