1 Dead and 4 Injured in Fresno Suspected DUI Accident on Highway 180 near Shasta Avenue
FRESNO, CA (September 19, 2022) – Saturday night, authorities arrested Antonio Orosco after a fatal crash on Highway 180 near Shasta Avenue.
According to the authorities, the incident happened at around 9:15 p.m. Also, the collision occurred on westbound Highway 180 near Shasta Avenue.
Reports revealed that a westbound Honda sedan veered across the eastbound lanes. Then, it collided head-on with an eastbound Acura sedan.
Moreover, officials confirmed that the 20-year-old driver of the Acura died in the crash. Then, paramedics transported four passengers of the Acura to Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno. Then, they suffered moderate to major injuries. Also, responders said that the driver of the wrong-way vehicle, 27-year-old Antonio Orosco of Fresno, went to a hospital with major injuries.
Furthermore, officers arrested Orosco for DUI, suspicion of drug impairment, and vehicular manslaughter.
Meanwhile, the incident remained under investigation.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Dealing with The Loss after DUI Accident in Fresno
Assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing during a devastating loss. Then, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step towards closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure our clients’ future, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system and has no problem overcoming challenges. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate, while we determine the ideal approach to getting you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll the loss of a loved one has brought will be covered with us. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.