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Pregat Singh, 20, Killed on Shaw Ave near Chateau Fresno in Head-on Crash

Fresno, CA — The Fresno County Coroner has identified the victim of a fatal head-on collision that occurred early Wednesday morning, June 26, 2024, as 20-year-old Pregat Singh, according to The Fresno Bee. The tragic accident took place around 4 AM on Shaw Avenue near Chateau Fresno.

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) states that Singh was driving westbound on Shaw Avenue when his vehicle veered into the eastbound lane, resulting in a head-on collision with a pickup truck. Unfortunately, Singh succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup truck also sustained injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital. Authorities have stated that the pickup truck driver is expected to survive.

At this time, the CHP has not reported whether alcohol or drugs were contributing factors in the collision. The investigation is ongoing as officials seek to determine the cause of Singh’s vehicle crossing into oncoming traffic.

Wrongful Death Claims

Whether or not a collision results in criminal charges for any of those involved, families who have lost a loved one in a fatal collision may be able to file a Wrongful Death claim with the insurance provider of the at-fault driver.

The compensation provided by a Wrongful Death claim can relieve the financial burdens created by medical expenses, burial costs, and the loss of income needed to support the deceased’s dependents.

Insurance companies will work to reduce any claim they cannot deny. This is where the help of a knowledgeable personal injury attorney proves invaluable, negotiating on behalf of victims and their families to ensure they receive proper compensation.

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