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Fresno-Visalia, CA - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Fresno and Visalia - The heart of the agricultural San Joaquin Valley 

The Fresno-Visalia area is situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley, approximately 230 miles southeast of San Francisco, 190 miles north of Los Angeles, and 36 miles west of Sequoia National Park. Fresno's population was 509,000 during the 2010 census making it the fifth largest ciy in California, the largest inland city in California and the 34th largest in the nation.  Visalia has a semi-arid climate. It is also subject to earthquake aftershocks due to its proximity to the Pacific Ring of Fire. This is a real consideration for possible road conditions and general safety.   The major roads through the Fresno-Visalia area include:

   

To get up-to-date road information, go to the California DOT site. And to find out current weather conditions in Fresno and Visalia, go to Accuweather.com.

Links to accidents that occur in the Fresno-Visalia area

Here is information on the most recent accidents in Fresno and Visalia:

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in Fresno or Visalia, go to the link above for the accident type you are seeking. 

If you know someone who has been injured in a Fresno or Visalia accident, here are links to the major medical facilities in the area:

FRESNO

Fresno Community Medical Center Fresno Surgical Hospital

VISALIA

Kaweah Delta Health Care District

Kaweah Delta Urgent Care

Westgate Gardens Care Center

Legal information for accident victims in Fresno and Visalia

When injury or death is the result of a motor-vehicle crash in Fresno or Visalia, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Where to find legal assistance after a Fresno or Visalia injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Fresno - Visalia personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows what insurance policies mean, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Fresno - Visalia wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Fresno - Visalia accident attorney can do to help. 

 

Rank: 
55
Percent of U.S: 
1
State: 
California

Most recent accident reports

A 43-year-old man disappeared Monday after crashing a vehicle on a Highway 99 offramp, leaving an injured woman in his car, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Date: 
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 99
City: 
Merced, CA
Type: Car Accident

One man was killed and another sustained major injuries Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash near Chowchilla, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 152
Type: Car Accident
Two CHP officers, later identified as Juan Gonzalez, 34, and Brian Law, 33, have died after their car crashed into a pole this morning in Fresno County, according to the CHP.
Date: 
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Type: Car Accident

It had already been a tough winter in the Central California farm town of Riverdale. The drought had crippled some farms and caused some of the almond trees, long a sign of pride and prosperity, to wither and die.

Date: 
Friday, February 14, 2014
Type: Car Accident
Passengers were hospitalized after a tour bus traveling from Los Angeles was involved in a crash late Monday night with a truck in the Central Valley.
Date: 
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Roadway: 
State Route 99
City: 
Tulare, CA

A single-engine aircraft crashed in the front yard of a home in Central California on Thursday, killing two people on board.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
City: 
Fresno, CA