2 Injured and 1 Arrested after Head-On Crash near Houston Avenue
HANFORD, CA (March 22, 2019) – Authorities arrested 38-year-old Salvador Almanza after a DUI collision near Houston Avenue, early Friday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened on Highway 198, shortly before 3:30 AM. A westbound Honda Civic, driven by Almanza, entered the eastbound lanes and collided head-on with another Honda Civic.
Emergency responders transported the 29-year-old Honda Civic driver and her passenger to Kaweah Delta Hospital for moderate injuries. Meanwhile, CHP arrested Almanza for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
An investigation is ongoing to identify other possible contributing factors. Investigators encourage witnesses to cooperate with them as soon as possible. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
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