Woman Killed, Oscar Lopez-Almeida Arrested after Tulare County Car Accident on Avenue 184 and Road 64
Tulare County, California (March 9, 2020) – Authorities are investigating a Friday afternoon car crash that left one woman dead in Tulare County.
The crash occurred at about 6:00 p.m., March 8, at Avenue 184 and Road 64.
The police said two vehicles collided head-on on the roadway for unknown reasons.
One of the vehicles was being operated by 27-year-old Oscar Lopez-Almeida, who was suspected of driving under the influence, according to the police
A woman, only identified as a 62-year-old from Tulare, was declared dead at the scene.
The police booked Almeida into Tulare County Jail following the accident.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
According to Arin Khodaverdian, the Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group, a separate investigation by an experienced attorney is necessary so as clearly uncover the circumstances surrounding the collision. “An attorney will also help the victim to navigate all the legal processes in pursuit of fair compensation and justice. Car accident claims are rarely straightforward, and, regardless of the circumstances involved, liable insurance companies will often do everything possible to limit their out-of-pocket expenses by either devaluing or outright denying your claim. It is crucial, therefore, that you have an experienced attorney on your side,” said Arin.