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Fresno Drunk Driving Vehicle Accident on Friant Road, Kills Two People

February 21, 2015- A drunk driving accident killed two people in northeast Fresno.  The car collision occurred on Saturday, at about 9:20 PM.

Hector Castillo-Pichardo was driving a north on Friant Road in a silver pickup truck.  He ran a red light at Copper River Drive, and smashed into a white Acura Sport Utility Vehicle, driven by Molly Griffin, 23 years old.  The SUV had been turning left on a green light, onto Friant Rd.

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Molly Griffin died at the scene of the collision.

Oscar Felix, a passenger in Pichardo’s truck, suffered serious injuries.  He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center, where he later died.

Three other victims, including a 23 year old Fresno woman, who was a passenger in the Acura, sustained injuries and were taken to the hospital.  The female passenger is still reported to be in critical condition.

Castillo-Pichardo received minor injuries.  He was arrested for vehicular manslaughter and felony DUI.

Our condolences go out to the family, and friends of these victims.  Please let us help you during this trying time.  Attorney John Rozier, your lawyer for all wrongful deaths, and car accidents.  We serve all of Fresno County, Tulare County, and Kern County.  With our office located in Visalia, California. or contact us by phone at 559-713-0159.