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Jamie Figueroa Arrested DUI Crash Fresno County Elm and America

Jamie Figueroa Arrested DUI Crash Fresno County Elm and America

Jamie Figueroa DUI crash Fresno County

Jamie Figueroa, 66, ID’d as Suspect in Fresno County Fatal DUI Crash

FRESNO COUNTY, CA (November 5, 2022) – Authorities detained Jamie Figueroa after a fatal DUI crash near Easton in Fresno County.

The California Highway Patrol determined that the 66-year-old Fresno man was under the influence when the collision took place on Friday.

The incident began when Jamie Figueroa was driving a silver 2016 Hyundai Sonata south on Elm Avenue, approaching American Avenue, in Fresno County.

At the same time, a gold 2002 Pontiac Grand Am was going north. CHP said Jamie Figueroa veered into oncoming traffic and then struck the Pontiac head-on.

1 Killed, 2 Injured in Wreck

A 2005 Honda coupe behind the Pontiac ended up in a ditch after trying to avoid the first wreck. The accident occurred on November 4 at around 4:10 p.m.

Paramedics rushed the male driver of the Pontiac to the Community Regional Medical Center, where he died. His passenger was taken to the same hospital with major injuries.

Jamie Figueroa sustained a serious injury as a result of the crash. The Fresno Bee and Your Central Valley wrote that medical personnel transported him for treatment.

The motorist in the Honda survived the incident with minor injuries. The names of the deceased and wounded parties have not been yet released.

Meanwhile, CHP soon arrested Jamie Figueroa for DUI and vehicular manslaughter. The Fresno County DUI crash is still under investigation.

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Sources: The Fresno Bee and Your Central Valle

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