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DUI Hit-and-Run Auto Accident Kills One, in Tulare, on J Street

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.

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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.

My office is located in Visalia, California, in Tulare County. Let me help you. 559-713-0159 or online at our website.

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