KERMAN, California (December 29, 2016) – Five were hospitalized, including a seriously injured child, after an alleged DUI crash at Ashlan and Trinity avenues on Wednesday afternoon, according to The Fresno Bee.
The accident involving two vehicles took place just before 5 p.m.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said 25-year-old Griselda Lopez was driving a 2009 Kia van east on Ashlan Avenue when she failed to stop at the Trinity Avenue stop sign.
Lopez then drove into the path of a Toyota pickup which was headed south on Trinity. The van overturned following the crash.
Lopez and her three passengers were transported to Community Regional Medical Center for treatment. They were identified as 45-year-old Eva Ramirez, a 6-year-old girl and a 4-year-old girl.
The 6-year-old victims was airlifted with major head injuries. All the occupants in the van at the time are from Kerman.
Meanwhile the pickup driver, 71-year-old Alex Kobets was transported to Community Regional to be treated for minor wounds. The Kerman resident was believed to be under the influence of alcohol when the incident occurred and arrested him for DUI.
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