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Fatal DUI Accident on Highway 43, near Conejo Avenue, in Fresno County

Fresno County Vehicle Collision Lawyer John Rozier has the following report; On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, a fatal DUI crash took place east of Conejo.  The car accident happened on Highway 43, at about 10:34 PM.

Hector Torres, 26, of Riverdale, was stopped in a 1994 Chevrolet, on the east shoulder of State Route 43.  Torres attempted to make a U-turn near Conejo Avenue and pulled the automobile across the northbound lane of the highway.


The Chevy drove directly into the path of a 2008 Honda, driven by a 79-year-old Selma man.

The Honda’s driver suffered severe injuries.  He was taken to Adventis Medical Center in Selma, where he died a short time later.

Torres also sustained major injuries and was taken to Community Regional Medical Center, in Fresno.

Authorities reported that Torres was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.

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.