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Fatal Fresno County Drunk Driving Crash on Highway 180, near Mendota

Central California Car Collision Attorney John L. Rozier has the following report; On Sunday, December4, 2016, a drunk driving accident killed one, in Fresno County.  The head-on car crash happened on Highway 180, south of Mendota, at around 8:30 PM.

Narciso Lopez Mejia, 34, was driving a 2003 Mitsubishi, while intoxicated, on Highway 180.  East of San Benito Avenue, the automobile veered across the median into the opposite lane of traffic.


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The vehicle smashed head-on into a 2010 Nissan, carrying three people.

A 60-year-old passenger in the Nissan died at the scene.

The driver and another passenger suffered moderate injuries.  They were taken by ambulance to Community Regional Medical Center, in Fresno.

Mejia was not hurt, and attempted to flee the crash site.  He was found a short while later and arrested.

Our condolences go out to the family and friends of the victim. Please let Mr. Rozier help you during this trying time. You can call him at 559-713-0159, or reach him online.