Avenal Crash Injures Four, Alleged DUI

September saw yet another California alleged DUI accident causing injuries. This time in Avenal, California.

23-year-old Oscar Navarro of Hanford caused a head-on collision on Sunday, September 4th. The crash occurred at about 1:40 a.m. on Avenal Cutoff Road just north of 30th Avenue.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Navarro was driving 2014 Honda North on Avenal Cutoff Road when he crossed into the southbound lane. This is when he collided, head-on with a 2015 Nissan driving in that lane.

A 21-year-old man in the front passenger seat of the Nissan suffered major injuries. In the backseat was a 6-year-old child who suffered from moderate injuries during the crash. Both of these passengers required air-lifting to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno. The driver of the Nissan and another passenger, age 2, suffered minor injuries. They were taken to Adventist Medical Center in Hanford by ambulance.

All of the occupants inside the Nissan are from Los Angeles.

The CHP arrested Navarro on suspicion of DUI. He was booked into the Kings County Jail on suspicion of DUI with a blood-alcohol content of .08 or higher and causing injury. He was also charged with DUI involving alcohol causing injury.

Navarro’s bail was set at $100,000.

A DUI can have serious consequences even without another vehicle and injuries involved. If charged with DUI, you will need legal representation. Our attorneys are all experienced in the defense of DUI charges. Contact us today.

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