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Tulare County Fiery DUI Vehicle Crash, on Highway 137, Injures Five

April 1, 2017- A drunk driving accident took place near Tulare, on Saturday.  The DUI collision happened on Highway 137, at around 9:30 PM.

A 2007 Acura, driven by Nicole Jimenez, of Exeter, was traveling westbound on State Route 137, east of Tulare.  Near Road 152, the car veered into the opposite lane of traffic and crashed head-on into a 2002 Kia that was driving east.


Upon impact, the automobile, driven by Celeste Yarbery of Fort Smith, Arkansas, rolled over and caught fire.

Jimenez and Aaron Yarberry, a passenger in the Kia, suffered major injuries and were taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center, in Visalia.

Celeste Yarbery also suffered serious injuries and was transported to Community Regional Medical Center, in Fresno.

Two children in the Kia were taken to Valley Children’s Hospital for treatment.

Jimenez was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Please give us a call, if you are a relative or are in touch with the family, and would like us to investigate this accident further. We are located in Visalia, on Caldwell Ave. Attorney John Rozier 559-713-0159 or contact us online.