One Person Killed In Tulare Car Accident On Highway 198 By Route 248
TULARE, CALIFORNIA (September 30, 2019) – A 61-year-old man has died in a car accident on Highway 148 not far from Route 248.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 5:00 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation two vehicles collided head-on on the freeway.
The driver of one of the vehicles was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI. An investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Car Accidents
It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. According to California Vehicle Code 23152, “(a) It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle. (b) It is unlawful for a person who has 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle.” The family of any person killed in a DUI accident may have legal recourse through California Vehicle Code 377.60.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights so that they can make informed decisions. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.