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Tulare Fatal DUI Car Crash Road 92 and Avenue 260

Tulare Fatal DUI Car Crash Road 92 and Avenue 260

Tulare crash Road 92 Avenue 260

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

TULARE, CA (July 25, 2021) – A DUI crash killed one person and seriously injured near Road 92 and Avenue 260 in Tulare.

According to the ABC 30 News and Your Central Valley, the tragic accident occurred late Saturday night. Officers reported the wreck at about 10:45 p.m.

The incident happened on July 24 when a vehicle was traveling north on Road 92 near Avenue 260 in Tulare. At the same time, a pickup truck was going south.

The California Highway Patrol said the northbound car failed to turn at the curve and crossed into oncoming traffic. The vehicle ultimately slammed head-on into the pickup truck.

Drunk Driver Hits Another Car

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

A passenger riding the other vehicle sustained major injuries as a result of the collision. Paramedics took the patient to a hospital for treatment.

The names of the deceased and wounded parties have not been yet released. Meanwhile, CHP determined that the male driver who caused the wreck was under the influence of alcohol.

They soon arrested him for DUI. Officers forced the area of  Road 92 and Avenue 260 to shut down for a time following the wreck. The fatal Tulare crash is still under investigation.

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