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George Pacheco DUI Crash Oakdale Orange Blossom and Lancaster Roads

George Pacheco DUI Crash Oakdale Orange Blossom and Lancaster Roads

George Pacheco crash Oakdale

George Pacheco, 78, Killed in Oakdale Head-On Crash at Orange Blossom and Lancaster

OAKDALE, CA (May 19, 2021) – A DUI crash at Orange Blossom and Lancaster roads killed George Pacheco east of Oakdale.

The California Highway Patrol identified the 78-year-old Oakdale man as one of the victims of the fatal wreck on Tuesday evening.

The incident happened when George John Pacheco was driving a Chevrolet Tahoe north on Orange Blossom in Oakdale. At the same time, a Chevrolet Silverado was going south.

CHP said the driver of the pickup, 23-year-old Jesus Perez, then veered into the northbound lane. The Oakdale man slammed into the SUV head-on near Lancaster Road.

Jesus Perez, 23, Arrested For DUI

Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene and confirmed that George Pacheco died as a result of the crash. His passenger, a 76-year-old Oakdale woman, sustained major injuries upon impact.

Medical personnel rushed her to a hospital for treatment. The Modesto Bee and Oakdale Leader wrote that the accident occurred on May 18 at about 7 p.m.

Jesus Perez and one of his passengers, a 31-year-old Brentwood man, suffered major injuries following the collision. A third occupant of the Silverado, a 23-year-old Oakdale resident, survived with minor wounds.

Meanwhile, CHP affirmed that Jesus Perez was under the influence of alcohol when he struck the Tahoe. Authorities soon arrested him for DUI.

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