DUI Suspect Critically Injured in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash at Sierra and Baseline Avenues
FONTANA, CA (January 10, 2020) – A man was killed in a DUI wrong-way crash Friday evening in Fontana, authorities said.
The crash happened shortly before midnight near the intersection of Sierra Avenue and Baseline Avenue.
According to Fontana police, a gray Mercedes C230 was traveling north in the the southbound lanes when it crashed into an oncoming white Nissan Rogue.
As a result, the driver of the Nissan died at the scene. Paramedics transported the wrong-way driver to a hospital in critical condition.
Authorities only described the victim as a Fontana man, but his brother identified him as George Estrada.
A GoFundMe page has been set up for the victim’s family.
Investigators believe the Mercedes driver was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.
Police closed Sierra Avenue between Baseline and San Jacinto avenues as they assessed the scene. It was reopened by 4:00 a.m.
We express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of George Estrada during this time of grief.
If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by drunk driver, do not hesitate to file a case in court. Our experienced wrongful death attorney at the Sweet Lawyers will fight for you in your pursuit of justice. We will ensure that you get a fair financial compensation for your loss and other damages that you might experience. For more information, contact our hotline today at (800) 674 7852 and schedule a free consultation.