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Kingsburg's history includes a strong Swedish heritage dating back to the 1800's.

Kingsburg is also the headquarters of the famous raisin company "Sun-Maid Growers of California", the largest employer in the Kingsburg.

Some of the greatest athletes in California hail from small towns like Kingsburg. Two world famous athletes were born in Texas but grew up in Kingsburg. The Johnson brothers are two of the most famous people from Kingsburg.

Two-time Olympic decthalete champion Rafer Johnson was born in Texas but grew up in Kingsburg. Besides being class president at Kingsburg High School, he was a triple threat super-athelete who played baseball, basketball and football for them.

In the 1960 Olympics, held in Rome, he won the gold and was the flag bearer. In the 1956 Olympics, held in Melbourne, he took home the silver.

After his athletic career, Rafer Johnson had a successful acting career in movies and television. 

For 16 years, Rafer's younger brother Jimmy Johnson played cornerback for the San Francisco. As a teenager, Jimmy was a star football player at Kingsburg High School. Jimmy was selected to five Pro Bowls. In 1978, Jimmy was inducted into the  Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame. In 1994, he made the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He also attended UCLA.

What's The Most Common Type of Kingsburg Auto Accident?

Rear-Enders Are The Number One Kingsburg Crash Type

When it comes to getting hit in Kingsburg, rear end crashes are the number one cause - - they're 54.81% of all crashes!

Coming in at number two are broadsides, which are when someone's front end crashes into someone else's side, forming a letter "t". These are also known as t-bone accidents.
 
Type of Kingsburg Crash
 
Count
 
%
 
Rear End 74 54.81%
Broadside 18 13.33%
Hit Object 13 9.63%
Vehicle/Pedestrian 11 8.15%
Head-On 9 6.67%
Sideswipe 7 5.19%
Overturned 2 1.48%
Other 1 0.74%
 
 

What Is The Most Common Cause of Kingsburg Auto Accidents?

Driving too fast is the number one traffic law that gets broken right before a Kingsburg crash. The second most common cause of Kingsburg crashes are improper turns, such as making an illegal U-burn.

Here are the other rules of the road that get broken in Kingsburg crashes, from most to least common:

Traffic Law Broken Right Before A Kingsburg Crash
 
Count
 
%
 
Unsafe Speed 33 24.44%
Improper Turning 26 19.26%
Automobile Right of Way 25 18.52%
Traffic Signals and Signs 18 13.33%
DUI or Bicycling Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drug   7 5.19%
Unsafe Starting or Backing 6 4.44%
Following Too Closely 5 3.70%
Pedestrian Right of Way 5 3.70%
Unknown 3 2.22%
Wrong Side of Road 2 1.48%
Unsafe Lane Change 2 1.48%
Improper Passing 1 0.74%
Pedestrian Violation 1 0.74%
Other Than Driver (or Pedestrian) 1 0.74%
 
Where Are The Dangerous Intersections in Kingsburg?
 
Here are some of the most accident prone intersections in Kingsburg. These are where almost 18% of Kingsburg's 135 crashes happened in the period from 2015 to 2020.
 
  • Draper Street and Frontage Road: 7 crashes
  • 14th Avenue  and Tulare Street: 5 crashes
  • 18th Avenue  and SR-201 (Sierra Street): 4 crashes
  • Simpson Street and SR-201 (Sierra Street): 4 crashes
  • 99 South at SR-201 (Sierra Street): 4 crashes
 

Here is the contact information for the Kingsburg Police Department in case you need to reach them regarding the accident:

Kingsburg Police Department

1401 Draper Street
Kingsburg, CA 93631-1908

Phone: (559) 897-5821

But, if your accident happened on the highway, then these three CHP locations might have your report.

Here's the CHP that generally handles Kingsburg highway accidents:

CHP Fresno Area Office


1380 East Fortune Avenue
Fresno, CA 93725-1958


Phone: (559) 705-2200

 
 
CHP Hanford
1565 Glendale Avenue
Hanford, CA 93230-6934
 
 
5025 W. Noble Avenue
Visalia, CA 93277-8310
 

Do Most Kingsburg Auto Accident Cases Go To Court?

Many Kingsburg auto accident and injury accident cases get resolved without going to court. Other cases are fought through the court.

B. F. Sisk Courthouse
1130 O Street
Fresno, CA 93721-2220

 

What should I so after a Kingsburg accident?

Call 911 and wait for the police to show up at the accident scene so they can take a police report.

Follow these tips on what to do after an accident.

Be sure to accept the ambulance ride to the hospital so you can get checked out right away.

If the ambulance does not show up, here's a list of hospitals with emergency rooms in Fresno County who can check you out after your Reedley accident.

After you've been in a Kingsburg accident, you may be injured, exhausted and worried.
 
Someone else wasn't careful and now you're injured. You may also be without transportation because now it's so damaged you can't drive it.
 

Just as soon as you can, contact me, a good Kingsburg accident attorney, Renee Yvonne Gardner.

Unless your Kingsburg accident is minor, when it comes to being injured and demanding justice, you're better off with an attorney than without one.

Why? Because people who are represented by attorneys generally recover much bigger settlements than those who represent themselves.

I'm Renée Yvonne Gardner, the founder, owner and attorney at the Kingsburg personal injury law office Gardner Law.

If you got hurt in Kingsburg, please call me at (408) 214-5555 or here: message me. I want to help you.

Kingsburg accident data source: Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS), Safe Transportation Research and Education CenterUniversity of California, Berkeley. 2021

Famous People From Kingsburg. The Sentinel. (2017 Dec. 13, updated 16 Apr. 2021). Retrieved 21 Apr. 2021, from https://hanfordsentinel.com

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