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Three Vehicles Involved in Drunk Driving Accident in Fresno County

Janie and Nick Flocchini were killed when their Mercedes was rear-ended and forced into oncoming traffic in Fresno County on Colorado Road near Sumner. Their car was struck by a Honda driven by Silvia Gonzales, who was allegedly under the influence of marijuana and another illegal drug, according to California Highway Patrol. Flocchini's Mercedes spun out of control and was struck by an oncoming pickup truck carrying two more victims, who were transported to the hospital with minor to moderate injuries. The Mercedes then burst into flames, killing both passengers.

Suspected DUI Accident Kills 1, Injures 4 Others on 198 near Road 248

A two-vehicle accident took place on Sunday afternoon near Lake Kaweah involving an alleged drunk driver leaving one dead and five injured. The fatal Tulare County collision occurred on Highway 198 west of Road 248. 

Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Sunset Boulevard, Caused by Drunk Driver, near Arvin

Kern, Fresno, and Tulare County Wrongful Death Attorney John Rozier has the following update; On Wednesday, May 6, 2015, a motorcyclist was killed in a vehicle accident.  The pickup truck collision occurred near Arvin, at 6:10 PM.The motorcyclist has been identified as Danny Darnell Cottengim, 57, of Bakersfield.  Cottengim was riding his motorcycle eastbound on Sunset Boulevard, when he was struck by a white pickup truck, near Towerline Road.
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Angel Jimenez, the driver of the truck had been traveling west on Sunset, when he turned suddenly in front of the biker, and the two vehicles collided.  Cottengim was thrown from the bike and died at the scene.Jimenez who was driving drunk at the time of the crash, was arrested.  He and his wife were uninjured.
Our condolences go out to the family of the victim.  If you need legal help for this accident, please call Mr. Rozier, 559-713-0159.  Our offices are located in Visalia, on Caldwell Avenue.

Motorcycle Accident Leads to Fatality on Sunset Boulevard in Kern County

May 6, 2015- A suspected DUI collision leads to a drivers arrest in Kern County.  The fatal motorcycle accident happened near Arvin, southeast of Bakersfield, on Wednesday evening.A white pickup truck, driven by Angel Jimenez, 52, and his wife, both from Arvin, were headed west on Sunset Boulevard.  The pickup truck turned, near Tower Line Road, into the path of a man riding on a motorcycle.
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Upon impact with the truck, the motorcyclist was ejected from his bike.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.Jimenez and his wife were not injured.The California Highway Patrol reported that Jimenez had a blood-alcohol level that was greater than .08.  He was arrested at the scene of the crash for drunk driving.
Please give me a call if you need legal representation or a consultation. Attorney John Rozier.  I specialize in personal injury cases and wrongful deaths that have resulted from vehicle accidents. or call us at 559-713-0159.My firm is located in Visalia, on Caldwell Ave, in Tulare County.

Police Car Hit in DUI Vehicle Collision on Shaw & Fruit Avenues in Fresno

Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield Accident Lawyer John L. Rozier has the following collision report; On Sunday, March 1, 2015, a car crash leaves two police officers injured.  The automobile accident, which took place in central Fresno, occurred at about 3 AM.

Regina Garcia, who was suspected of driving while under the influence, was traveling at about 65 miles per hour.  At the intersection of Shaw and Fruit avenues, the pickup truck ran a red light and crashed into a patrol car that had two officers inside.

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The police cruiser then collided with a light pole.  The pickup truck, upon impact, then hit a fire hydrant, which caused water to flood the intersection.  Garcia attempted to flee the scene of the crash.

Both officers sustained minor injuries and were taken to Clovis Community Hospital for treatment.  They have since been released.

Garcia was arrested for DUI and other infractions.

Please call us this afternoon to preserve evidence of this accident.  Attorney Rozier is here to meet all your legal needs. Give him a call at 559-713-1059.

DUI Collision on Blackstone and Barstow Avenues in Fresno

February 25, 2015- An automobile collision occurred in Fresno, on Wednesday.  The early morning car crash happened on Blackstone and Barstow avenues, at about 3 AM.It is reported that a 28 year old man was driving southbound on Blackstone Avenue.  He veered onto the median and hit two trees, before the intersection of Barstow Avenue.
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Officers suspect that the man was intoxicated while driving.The driver suffered injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment.  His condition is not know at this time.I am a personal injury lawyer, serving the central valley. Please give me a call, Attorney John Rozier  559-713-0159  My office is located in Visalia, on Caldwell Avenue.

Fatal Drunk Driving Car Collision on Highway 43, in Tulare County

Central California Car Collision Attorney John L. Rozier has the following report; On Sunday December 28, 2014, a head-on vehicle accident ends in fatality, in Tulare County.  The DUI car collision happened near Delano on Highway 43, at approximately 2:25 AM.

A 22 year old female driver, Otilia Pineda, of Allensworth, was traveling in a 2003 GMC truck.  She was driving northbound on Highway 43, when the pickup drove into the oncoming traffic in the southbound lanes, south of Avenue 16.

A 1995 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Royale sedan, driven by a man in his 50's, was head south on the highway at the time the GMC came towards it.  The car tried to avoid the pickup truck by swerving onto the right shoulder of the road.  The vehicles collided head-on.

The Oldsmobile driver died at the scene of the accident.

Pineda, who had one prior for driving while intoxicated, and was on probation, fled the crash.  She was found by police at her house and was arrested.

Mr. Rozier is located right in Tulare County, and would like to speak to the family of the accident victim.  Please give him a call at 559-713-0159 or contact online at

Highway 41 Vehicle Collision Caused By Intoxicated Driver in Madera County

On Sunday, January 4, 2015, an intoxicated driver was responsible for a head-on car collision in Madera County.  The vehicle accident took place on northbound Highway 41, at about 8 PM.A driver of a blue Dodge pickup truck was driving southbound on Highway 41, when he swerved onto the north side of the highway, near Avenue 12.The pickup truck drove head-on into a white sedan, driven by a woman from Coarsegold.  The car was sent into a guardrail after the vehicles collided.  The Dodge truck overturned.The drivers in both vehicles were trapped inside until emergency officials were able to rescue them.  The victims suffered minor injuries and were taken to Community Regional Medical Center, in Fresno.Reports say that the driver, whose truck was registered in Nevada, was driving while under the influence of alcohol.
The law offices of Nelson and Rozier are located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley in Visalia. Our attorneys specialize in automobile collisions and personal injuries. If you would like experienced and reliable representation for your accident please contact us at or call Attorney JohnRozier at 559-713-0159.

Madera County DUI Car Accident on Highway 41, near Avenue 12

Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield Collision Lawyer John L. Rozier has the following accident report; On Sunday, January 4, 2015, a drunk driving crash happened in Madera County.  The head-on vehicle collision occurred on Highway 41, near Avenue 12, at about 8 PM.

A blue Dodge pickup truck was traveling south on Highway 41.  The driver veered into the northbound lanes of the freeway and into the path of a white automobile.  The two vehicles collided head-on.  

The impact caused the sedan to hit the guardrail, while the Dodge rolled over.

The female driver, of Coarsegold, and the truck's driver whose vehicle was registered in Nevada, were trapped in their cars.

Both victims received only minor injuries and were taken to Community Regional Medical Center, in Fresno.

It is reported that the man driving the pickup had been driving while intoxicated.

Mr. Rozier is here to help you with all the legalneeds that may arise from this collision. Please give me a call 559-713-0159, or online at I am located in Visalia, south of Fresno, off Highway 99.

Head-on Automobile Collision on Highway 41, in Madera County

January 4, 2015- A head-on car accident was caused by drunk driving, on Highway 41, on Sunday.  The DUI vehicle collision took place in Madera County, at approximately 8 PM.California Highway Patrol said the driver of a blue Dodge pickup truck was southbound on Highway 41, when it swerved into the opposite lanes of traffic, near Avenue 12.The Dodge truck ran into a white sedan, driven by a female driver from Coarsegold, which sent the car crashing into the guardrail.  The pickup then overturned.
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Both drivers were trapped in their vehicles, until emergency personnel could extricate them.  They sustained minor injuries and were taken to Community Regional Medical Center, in Fresno.Officers determined that the driver of the truck was driving while under the influence of alcohol.  His Dodge was registered in Nevada.
This accident requires much more investigation. Please let me help. Attorney John Rozier of Visalia. I am located on Caldwell Ave. or call me at 559-713-0159.

Hit and Run Vehicle Accident near Delano on Highway 43, Ends in Fatality

On Sunday, December 28, 2014, a hit and run collision ends fatally in Tulare County.  The head-on car accident caused by a drunk driver, occurred near Delano, at about 2:25 AM.Otilia Pineda, 22 years old, of Allensworth, was driving a 2003 GMC truck, north on Highway 43, northwest of Delano.  The pickup veered into the southbound lane of the highway, into oncoming traffic.A man, in his 50's, was traveling in a 1995 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Royale in the southbound lane, when the GMC came towards it.  The Oldsmobile swerved onto the right shoulder, but couldn't avoid the collision.  The two vehicle hit head-on, just south of Avenue 16.The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.Pineda fled the scene of the accident, and was later found at her house.  She was arrested for driving while intoxicated and other charges.  She had one prior DUI and was on probation when the collision happened.
Fresno-Visalia-Bakersfield accident attorney, John Rozier.  Your lawyer for car crashes, wrongful deaths and personal injuries.  Our condolences go out to the family inthis collision.  Please let us help you. or call me at 559-713-0159.

Drunk Driving Accident Kills One on Highway 43, near Delano

Tulare County Personal Injury Lawyer John Rozier has the following accident update; On Sunday, December 28, 2014, a head-on collision ended in fatality.  The DUI car accident took place northwest of Delano, on Highway 43, at about 2:25 AM.A 2003 GMC pickup truck, driven by Otilia Pineda, of Allensworth, was northbound on Highway 43.  Just south of Avenue 16, the pickup drifted into the opposite lane of traffic.A 1995 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Royale, was traveling south on the highway when the GMC veered into the lane.  The male driver, in his 50's, attempted to avoid the collision, by swerving onto the right shoulder of the road.  But the vehicles crashed head-on.Pineda was reported to have fled the scene of the wreck.  Officers found her at her home, and arrested her for driving under the influence and other crimes.  She was on probation for one prior DUI at the time of the accident.The driver of the Oldsmobile died at the scene.Please call us this afternoon to preserve evidence of this accident.  Mr. Rozier would like to talk to the family of the victim as soon as possible.  You can reach him at 559-713-0159, or online at

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