Gilbert Castro Arrested in Suspected DUI Crash at Bass Avenue
Mendota, CA (October 3, 2022) On Monday morning, 22-year-old Benedo Alfaro of Mendota died after a head-on collision on Highway 33.
Reports say that the suspected DUI crash happened before 3 a.m. on Highway 33 at Bass Avenue.
Authorities say that 27-year-old Gilbert Castro of Mendota was on a southbound 2016 Chevrolet Equinox collided with Alfaro on a 2009 Toyota Corolla.
Furthermore, officials say that Castro allowed his SUV to drift into the northbound lanes of the highway, right into the path of the Toyota.
The collision killed Alfaro, while Castro suffered minor injuries. Both vehicles sustained front damage.
Authorities arrested Gilbert Castro on suspicion of drunken driving.
The Fresno County Coroner’s Office identified Alfaro Monday afternoon.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our condolences to the loved ones of Benedo Alfaro Vasquez. May the bereaved find peace in this time of sorrow.
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We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one is devastating. Worse if you lost a loved one in an incident similar to the suspected DUI crash at Bass Avenue.
More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. You need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved of Benedo Alfaro can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It will only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid. Thus, the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.
Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.
So, to those who love Benedo Alfaro who died in the head-on collision on Highway 33, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.
In fact, when you hire us, our attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.