George Gonzalez Jr., Melissa Sanchez Injured in Fatal DUI Crash at Nebraska and Elm in Fresno County

George Gonzalez Jr., Melissa Sanchez among 4 Injured in Fresno County Car Accident at Nebraska and Elm Avenues

Fresno County, California (January 26, 2020) – George Gonzalez Jr., 23, and Melissa Sanchez, 23, both of Fresno, were among four people who were injured Friday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Fresno County.

The fatal wreck took place 11:40 a.m. Friday, January 24 at the intersection of Nebraska and Elm avenues near Caruthers.

Authorities said a 1992 Chevrolet S-10 truck reportedly ran a red light at the intersection and collided with a 2018 Jeep Liberty driven by Gonzalez, who had the right-of-way.

The impact of the crash caused Both vehicles overturned.

Gonzalez was taken to Communiby Regional Medical Center in Fresno with major injuries. His passenger, Sanchez, who was 29 weeks pregnant, was also transported to Community Regional Medical Center, where she underwent an emergency cesarean section, but her baby later died.

Two other passengers in the Jeep suffered moderate injuries and were also taken to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno.

The driver of the Chevrolet, Hector Cortes, 39, of Fresno, was declared dead at the scene.

Authorities believed that alcohol was a factor in the accident.

Alpine Law Group President and Managing Partner, Arin Khodaverdian, encourages victims and their family members to seek legal help as soon as possible in order to preserve their rights to the full extent of the law.

Mr. Khodaverdian has worked for many years as a wrongful death and personal injury attorney. He and his team of attorneys has helped thousands of injury victims and their families recover over $100 million in compensation. “In one case, we recovered a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim who was killed by a negligent driver.”

Swift action by an experienced attorney helps preserve evidence, interview witnesses, and begin to pursue those responsible for the incident.

Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123

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