Big Rig Accident on Shaw Avenue in Biola Area Leaves Driver in Critical Condition
FRESNO COUNTY, CA (January 17, 2022) – A man was critically injured in a big rig accident on Shaw Avenue in the Biola area of Fresno County on Friday morning.
The accident happened around 10:00 a.m. on January 14. According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver of the 18-wheeler adjusted for driving in the fog. He was going slower than the speed limit and had his headlights on. However, the male driver of a Cadillac entered the opposing eastbound lane in order to pass another vehicle within the fog.
Fog during that time was about a 200-fott or less visibility. The driver of the Cadillac did not see the approaching big rig. The vehicles collided, causing severe damage on the Cadillac.
Paramedics transported the driver of the Cadillac to a hospital in critical condition.
At this time, CHP officials are still investigating the accident.
During dangerous weather conditions, it is important to drive slowly. Driving slowly allows you to stop your car in time if traffic slows down or if the vehicle in front of you makes a sudden stop. Maintaining a safe distance can additionally help prevent an accident. Also, if the fog becomes too dense, turn on your vehicle’s hazard lights and pulled over until weather conditions improve. It is best to practice caution than to try to reach your destination quickly.
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