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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. 

 

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Percent of U.S: 
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State: 
California

Most recent accident reports

Geoffrey "Craig” Hunt, 62, a bay area air tanker pilot crashed into a canyon wall on the edge of Yosemite
Date: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Roadway: 
1-40
The Fresno County Coroner's office on Tuesday identified a man who died when his truck flew 60 feet off an embankment in Tollhouse.
Date: 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Roadway: 
Lodge Road
Type: Car Accident
One man was killed Sunday in a head-on collision on Highway 145 near Highway 41 in Madera County, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Date: 
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 145
City: 
Madera, CA
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Head-on
A Stevinson woman was killed Monday afternoon in a two-car accident on Highway 140 at Mud Slough. A Stevinson woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 140 Monday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Date: 
Monday, July 14, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 140
A Fresno man has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and gross vehicular manslaughter in connection with a crash on a Central Valley road that killed four people, including two children.

A woman and child killed over the weekend in a crash outside Los Banos were identified Tuesday as a mother and her 6-year-old daughter, the Merced County Coroner’s Office reported.

Date: 
Friday, June 13, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 152
Type: Car Accident

One man died Friday evening in a motorcycle crash in the city, the Livingston Police Department reported.

Officers responded at 5:59 p.m. to the area of Campbell Boulevard and Hammatt Avenue, police said.

Date: 
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Details are still emerging on a fatal crash that closed northbound Highway 41 near Excelsior Avenue Monday afternoon.

Date: 
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 41

Two people died Wednesday after a car slammed into a house and burst into flames.

Date: 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Roadway: 
Rambler Road
City: 
Merced, CA
Type: Car Accident

A deadly car accident turned into a homicide investigation near Reedley on Monday. The crash happened near Buttonwillow and Jefferson in Fresno County.

Date: 
Sunday, May 11, 2014
Type: Car Accident

A 23-year-old Fresno man was killed Tuesday morning in a rollover on Avenue 12 in Madera County, said a California Highway Patrol Officer.

Date: 
Monday, April 21, 2014
Roadway: 
Avenue 12
City: 
Madera, CA
Type: Car Accident

One person is dead in a small plane crash in Mariposa County, the sheriff's-coroner's office confirmed.

The emergency call came in at 10:10 a.m.

Date: 
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 49

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