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June 5 Highway 63 wrongful death pedestrian accident

On June 5 a man died after being hit by a car on Highway 63 near Avenue 336 near Visalia. According to reports Jose Luis Garcia was southbound on Highway 63 when a man crossed in front of his vehicle. Apparently the man was attempting to cross the highway in the rain just north of Avenue 336. Garcia was unable to stop his ca in time. The pedestrian was died at the scene of the accident.

June 6 fatal train accident in Goshen

On June 6 a woman died after her car was hit by a train on Road 60 in Goshen in Tulare County. According to reports the woman was driving her Honda Accord southbound on Road 60 just north of Avenue 308 when she apparently did not see the oncoming train. Her car was hit on the passenger side and was pushed about 100 yards. Unfortunately, neither the driver nor her 6-year-old daughter were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident. The woman was pinned in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.The 6-year-old, however, survived and was treated for moderate injuries at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno.

March 31 wrongful death accident at Akers and Caldwell in Visalia leads to murder charges

On March 31 Ruben and Gloria Mendoza, along with their 17-year-old son Ruben Mendoza Jr. were killed when their vehicle was broadsided by an SUV driven by Erick Head. Reportedly Head was evading a police officer who was attempting to pull him over on Highway 99 near Avenue 280 in Visalia. Head exited with his flat-bed trailer at Caldwell Avenue and sped along until hitting the Mendoza's vehicle at the Akers intersection. A third vehicle was also hit, resulting in minor injuries. Head tried to run away from the scene of the accident on foot. Head's passenger, Christina Garcia, was ejected from the vehicle, was treated for mild to moderate injuries at Kaweah Delta Medical Center, and was not charged with a crime. Head, however, was given several criminal charges including three accounts of first-degree murder.

April 20 Highway 198 accident in Visalia

 On April 20 there was a single-vehicle accident on Highway 198 near Ben Maddox in Visalia. Reportedly the vehicle overturned and traffic was backed up for several miles. Emergency crews were sent to the scene of the accident but no further details regarding the cause of the accident or possible injuries are available at this time.

April 13 pedestrian accident in Visalia

On April 13 a man was hit by a car while he tried to cross North Court Street on the Lincoln Oval in Visalia. Reportedly the man was hit by a Ford Mustang while crossing the street. The victim refused medical treatment and said this was not the first time he had been hit by a car and he would be fine. No further information is available at this time.

Visalia fatalities at Akers and Caldwell

March 31, 2011--Very little is yet known about yesterday's triple fatality motor vehicle accident in Visalia.  The three car accident was at Akers and Caldwell involving a Volvo, a chevy sedan and an SUV hauling a trailer.Before the vehicles are repaired, issues to be investigated include the speed of each vehicle as recorded in the air bag black boxes, skid mark analysis, survey of the area for witnesses, etc.  On a multiple fatality crash such as this the police report will not likely be ready for several weeks.Please call us if you would like our engineer to get busy figuring this case out.  We are located on Caldwell Avenue in Visalia just one mile from this accident scene.  Attorney John Rozier  559-713-0159.  /

March 29 Visalia accident at McAuliff and College Avenues

On March 29 a woman suffered major injuries when her vehicle hit a stationary SUV on McAuliff Avenue near College Avenue in Visalia. According to reports the woman hit the SUV while it was waiting to turn left on McAuliff. The impact of the accident pushed the SUV about 40 yards. The driver and two passengers in the SUV escaped the accident uninjured. The driver of the Hyundai was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center in Visalia to be treated for her injuries.

March 28 Los Banos accident kills Visalia woman

On March 28 Andrea Hernandez of Visalia died in a hit and run accident near Los Banos on Highway 152. According to reports Hernandez was driving east on Highway 152 in the slow lane when a vehicle in the fast lane began to pass her. Then the other vehicle crossed into the slow lane forcing Hernandez off the road. Hernandez went off the road, over-corrected her vehicle, and hit a power pole. She was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the other vehicle left the scene of the accident. Police have found a possible suspect in the wrongful death accident but have not made any arrests yet.

March 1 accident at Lincoln Oval Park in Visalia claims one life

The accident that happened in March 1 near Lincoln Oval Park in Visalia has claimed the life of Alice Davison. Reportedly Davison was driving east on Pearl Street near Lincoln Oval Park when she probably failed to stop completely at the stop sign on Pearl at N.W. Second Avenue. Her car was then hit by a Nissan Altima and a Dodge Durango in the intersection. The drivers of the Altima and Durango were taken to Kaweah Delta Medical center in Visalia to be treated for injuries. Davison was taken to Kaweah Delta and then transferred to Community Regional Medical Center in Visalia. She suffered a shattered pelvis, punctured lung, broken shoulder, and brain damage. She was in a coma for two weeks before she died. Neighbors who live near Lincoln Oval Park say that intersection is dangerous as people often speed through there from Dinuba Boulevard headed to downtown Visalia. Residents are saying a traffic signal is necessary at that intersection.

March 1 accident at Lincoln Oval Park in Visalia injures three

On March 1 Alice Davison was put in critical condition and two other people were injured in a three-vehicle collision at Pearl Street and N.W. Second Avenue on the Oval in Visalia. Reportedly Davison was eastbound on Pearl Street when she possibly failed to stop completely at the stop sign at Pearl and N.W. Second Avenue. She was then hit by two vehicles which were southbound on N.W. Second Avenue, a Dodge Durango and a Nissan Altima.  Davison suffered a shattered pelvis and was transferred from Kaweah Delta Medical Center to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno. Jason Medina was the driver of the Durango. His young daughter in the vehicle was not injured, but he was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center to be treated for minor injuries. The driver of the Altima was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center as a precaution. Witnesses to the accident said the intersection is dangerous and needs to be fixed.

March 2 bicycle accident in Visalia

On March 2 a 16-year-old suffered a broken leg after being hit by a car while riding her bike. Reportedly the victim was riding south on Ben Maddox Way near Douglas Avenue in Visalia. She was riding against the northbound traffic when she was hit by a northbound vehicle after crossing in front of the vehicle. She suffered a broken leg as a result of the accident.

February 6 pedestrian accident in Visalia kills 3-year-old

On February 6 three-year-old Amber Nelson died after being run over by a pickup truck while riding her bike on her cul-de-sac in Visalia. According to reports the girl was riding her bike on the sidewalk of her cul-de-sac on West Country Court in Visalia while her dad and brother shot hoops on the driveway. Meanwhile a pickup truck backed up and hit her. It seemed that the driver of the pickup truck, Robert Juskalian, never saw her. Amber was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

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