2 Passengers Dead in Modesto DUI Crash on Sylvan Avenue
MODESTO (February 22, 2018) –Two local rappers identified as Michael Perez and Charles Nunez Jr., known respectively as G-sta, and C-LOC, died Thursday in a solo collision into a tree on Sylvan Avenue, according to The Modesto Bee and CBS Sacramento.
The accident occurred at about 12:30 a.m., just past McHenry Avenue.
The Modesto Fire Department reports that a pickup truck was heading east on Sylvan Avenue when for an unknown reason it slammed into a tree. The vehicle ultimately became engulfed in flames upon impact.
A total of three people were riding the car at the time. The two passengers who died were pinned in the burning pickup following the crash. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire and found the two victims dead inside the wreckage.
Modesto Fatal DUI Crash Investigation
The suspected DUI driver survived the crash, but has been arrested and booked at Stanislaus County Jail.
Alfonzo Rodriguez-Quintana, 28, managed to exit the car and was transported to an area hospital with injuries considered as moderate.
We offer our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the families and friends of the these two men at such a difficult time.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
It is evident that Mr. Alfonzo Rodriguez-Quintana will be held fully responsible for causing the incident that led to the death of his passengers. The motorist is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs when the collision occurred. DUI is considered a serious crime throughout the state, especially if the incident tragically killed another individual.
The family members of these two victims will then have the right to pursue a wrongful death against the at-fault party who has neglected the safety of others on the road. The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group and speak with one of our experienced wrongful death lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Give us a call today at 800-235-6801 for a free consultation. – sks
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