Friday, August 29, 2014

Fatality in Car Accident on Castleview Drive in Turlock

August 28, 2014- On Thursday a Turlock man was fatally injured in a vehicle collision in Stanislaus County.  The accident occurred in east Turlock at about 6:45 PM.

Luiz Azevedo, 82 years old, was driving a Chevy Lumina eastbound on Castleview Drive, when he started to cross Quincy Avenue right into the path of a Chrysler Pacifica, driven by a teenage girl.

The Chrysler broadsided the Chevrolet, and Azevedo suffered a head injury.  He was taken to the hospital where he later died from his wounds.

Azevedo's 72 year old wife, who was a passenger in the car, sustained minor injuries.  The 16 year old driver of the Pacifica was not hurt in the crash.

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Corcoran Man Arrested for Elder Abuse in Kings County

Visalia Elder Abuse Attorney John L. Rozier has the subsequent update; A 23 year old man was charged with abusing a 72 year old relative in Corcoran.  He was jailed on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

The Corcoran Police reported that David Espinoza was arrested after officers were called to the 100 block of Dairy Avenue for a welfare check.  Espinoza reportedly tried to kick his elderly relative out of the home.

When the relative refused to leave, Espinoza allegedly twisted the woman's wrist while taking a set a keys from her hands.  Then he threw the keys at the victim.

Espinoza was booked into the Kings County Jail on suspicion of senior citizen abuse and robbery.

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Highway 99 Big Rig Collision in Bakersfield, near Highway 166

August 20, 2014- A semi truck accident closed two lanes of northbound Highway 99, in Kern County, on Wednesday.  The big rig collision occurred in Bakersfield, at about 7 AM.

A tractor trailer loaded with grocery items was traveling north on Highway 99, north of State Route 166.  For an unknown reason the semi truck overturned and spilled its cargo onto the two right lanes of the freeway.

The eastbound connector ramp for Highway 166 to Highway 99 was closed for two hours for cleanup and investigation.

Issues still remaining to be investigated include determining the speed of the big rig, whether road conditions may have contributed to this accident, and whether the facts of this accident as reported are accurate.  If you would like these issues investigated further then please call Attorney John Rozier at 559-713-0159, or contact us online

DUI Head-on Collision on Highway 41 in Coarsegold

Visalia Elderly Maltreatment Attorney John Rozier has the following report; On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, a head-on collision ended in a fatality, in Madera County.  The car accident took place on Highway 41, in Coarsegold, at about 7:56 PM.

Billy Thornton, was driving a 2004 Mercury sedan, southbound on Highway 41, south of Serpa Canyon.  The Mercury drifted over the double yellow line of the freeway and collided head-on with a 1997 Chevy pickup truck that was northbound.  The Chevrolet was driven by Bethel Doran, 74 years old, of Bass Lake.

Doran's passenger, 72 year old Bertha Doran, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Thornton, and Bethel Doran both sustained minor injuries and were taken by ambulance to Community Regional Medical Center, in Fresno.

Thornton was placed under arrest for driving while under the influence, and was booked into Madera County Jail.

Our condolences go out to the family, and friends of the victim.  Please let us help you during this trying time.  Attorney John Rozier, your lawyer for all wrongful deaths, and car accidents.  We serve all of Madera County, Kern County, Tulare County, and Fresno County.  With our office located in Visalia, California. or contact us by phone at 559-713-0159.