On Sunday, April 9, 2017, a drunk driving accident ended in fatality in Tulare. The DUI traffic collision happened J Street, at around 12:30 PM.
Jace Freitas, 18, was driving while under the influence of alcohol on N. Oaks Street when he ran a stop sign. Police attempted to pull the suspect over, but Freitas sped off.
Freitas drove north on J Street through a red light and crashed into a Nissan Altima carrying four people.
The four occupants in the Nissan suffered injuries and were taken to a local hospital. The 50-year-old female driver of the automobile died later from her injuries.
Freitas was not hurt.
He was arrested on charges of gross vehicular manslaughter, DUI, and hit-and-run.
If you would like this accident investigated further, please give me a call. Attorney John Rozier, your personal injury, and wrongful death lawyer. I specialize in all types of vehicle collisions.