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Car Catches Fire After Crash in Los Banos on I Street

July 27, 2014- A Merced County car accident took place in Los Banos, on Sunday.  The vehicle collision happened at about 9:59 AM.

Ari Balverde-Contreras, the driver of a Chrysler 300, was southbound on West I Street, near the Cardoza Road intersection.  He lost control of his car and it left the roadway, and hit a wooden fence.

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The Chrysler continued to travel into the backyard of a home on the 800 block of West I St.  The car came to a stop after it hit a tree, and then it caught on fire.

The driver was able to escape the vehicle.  He was taken to Memorial Hospital, Los Banos to be treated for his injuries.  Alverde-Contreras was later arrested for suspicion of DUI, and driving without a license.

Please give me a call if you need legal representation or a consultation. Attorney John Rozier.  I specialize in personal injury cases that have resulted from vehicle accidents. or call us at 559-713-0159.My firm is located in Visalia, south of Los Banos.