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Fatality After Automobile Collision near Tipton in Tulare County

August 17, 2014- An automobile accident fatally injures one person, in Tulare County.  The car collision occurred near Tipton, on Sunday, at about 5 PM.

A 34 year old woman, was driving a 1997 Toyota Camry north on Road 96, which turns into Pratt Street, in Tulare.  The Toyota drove through a stop sign at the intersection of Avenue 144.

Tipton tulare county car crash toyota juan garcia ford taurus road 96 avenue 144
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Juan Garcia, of Tipton, who was driving a 1994 Ford Taurus, was eastbound on Avenue 144, when the Toyota drove directly into his path.  The Ford broadsided the Camry, and the impact sent the two vehicles into a field at the northeast corner of the intersection.

The Toyota’s driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.  Garcia suffered moderate injuries, and was taken to Tulare Regional Medical Center for treatment.

I am a car accident, personal injury, and elder abuse lawyer, in Visalia, California, located on Caldwell Avenue,just miles from Tulare and Tipton. Ready to meet all your legal needs. Please give me a call.Attorney John Rozier  559-713-0159 or online at