“Drunk driver arrested”
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (January 31, 2017) – According to the California Highway Patrol, 59-year-old Andres Mendoza was killed on Tuesday in a DUI collision on Jensen Avenue and Chateau Avenue. (map)
CHP Lieutenant Joe Gomez reported that a Chevrolet Avalanche pickup, driven by 31-year-old Jose Antonio Montano, crashed head-on into a Honda Accord, driven by Mendoza, around 4:40 a.m.
Lieutenant Gomez stated that that impact of the collision killed Mendoza. Montano was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide, felony DUI, and felony DUI with a blood-alcohol level higher than 0.08 percent.
“It’s unfortunate that motorists under the influence disregard the negative effects that may ensue from driving under the influence. Drunk drivers continue to endanger the safety of everyone,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm, a California car accident and personal injury attorney.
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