FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (January 31, 2017) – California Highway Patrol reported a fatal DUI collision early Tuesday morning, at approximately 4:40 a.m., on Jensen Avenue and Chateau Fresno Avenue. (map)
The accident occurred when the DUI driver of a Chevrolet Avalanche pick-up collided head-on into a Honda Accord. CHP stated that the Honda driver died.
The Chevrolet driver was arrested on charges of felony driving under the influence and manslaughter. Police are still investigating the crash.
“It’s unfortunate that motorists continue to drive under the influence, endangering the lives of innocent drivers. Prayers are with the victim, their family and friends during an incredibly difficult time,” said the attorneys from West Alliance Injury Lawyers.
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