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Jerry Diaz Avila Arrested DUI Crash Tulare Road 92 Avenue 260

Jerry Diaz Avila Arrested DUI Crash Tulare Road 92 Avenue 260

Jerry Avila DUI crash Tulare

Jerry Diaz Avila, 21, ID’d as Suspect in Tulare Fatal DUI Crash

TULARE, CA (July 25, 2021) – Authorities detained Jerry Diaz Avila after a fatal DUI crash near Road 92 and Avenue 260 in Tulare.

The California Highway Patrol determined that the 21-year-old Tulare man was under the influence of alcohol when the wreck occurred.

The incident happened on Saturday when Jerry Diaz Avila was driving north on Road 92 near Avenue 260 in Tulare. At the same time, a pickup truck was going south.

CHP said he failed to turn at the curve and then crossed into oncoming traffic. In the process, his vehicle hit the pickup truck.

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Crash Near Road 92 and Avenue 260

The driver of the pickup, a 19-year-old Visalia man, ended up ejected from his car. Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived and pronounced him dead at the scene.

A female passenger riding with Jerry Diaz Avila sustained major injuries as a result of the Tulare crash. Paramedics rushed the 19-year-old Hanford woman to a hospital for further aid.

ABC 30 News and Your Central Valley wrote that the accident took place on July 24 at about 10:45 p.m. Meanwhile, officers took the driver who caused the wreck to the Kaweah Health Medical Center.

CHP soon arrested and booked Jerry Diaz Avila for felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter. The Tulare DUI crash is still under investigation.

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