Thursday, April 23, 2015

Automobile Crash at St. John's River Bridge in Visalia, Ends in Fatality

On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, an automobile collision fatally injured a 65 year old man, in Visalia.  The vehicle accident took place on the St. John's River bridge, on McAuliff Street, at 3:30 AM.

A 1999 Hyundai Accent, driven by Jose De Jesus Sanchez, was headed south on McAuliff St., over the bridge, near Golden West High School.  A Honda Accord, traveling at a faster speed, was also southbound across the bridge.

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The Honda ran into the back of the Hyundai and pushed both vehicles completely across the bridge.  The cars came to rest in front of the high school.

Sanchez died at the scene of the collision.

Michael Coffman, the driver of the Accord, and his passenger, both were injured.  They refused medical treatment.

Fresno-Visalia-Bakersfield accident attorney, John Rozier.  Your lawyer for car crashes, wrongful deaths and personal injuries.  Our condolences go out to the family in this collision.  Please let us help you. or call me at 559-713-0159.

Earlimart Man Killed in Car Crash East of Pixley, at Wright Avenue and Elm Street

An Earlimart man was killed in a vehicle collision that occurred on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Tulare County.  The automobile crash took place east of Pixley, at around 11:51 AM, as a result of a downed stop sign at the intersection.

The Earlimart man, 54-56 years old, was driving in a 2001 Chevrolet, headed west on Wright Avenue.  At the intersection of Wright Ave. and Elm Street, the Chevy drove through without stopping and was hit by a 2011 GMC pickup truck.

Juan Lopez, 24 years old, was traveling north on Elm Street, and had the right-of-way.  Authorities learned after the incident that the stop sign that should have been posted at the east side of Wright Avenue, was missing.  Which led to the Chevy driving into traffic, without stopping.

The Chevy driver died at the scene of the accident.  While Lopez sustained minor injuries.

More investigation is needed in this collision.  There could be a case against the county.  Please let us help.  Attorney John Rozier, of Visalia.  Call him at 559-713-0159, or contact on the web at

U.S. Mail Truck Collision in Porterville, California, Kills Young Child, on Delta Street

On Friday, April 3, 2015, a toddler was hit and killed by a U.S. Postal Service truck.  The Tulare County vehicle accident  occurred in Porterville, at about 1:30 PM.

A mail truck was delivering mail in the area of Delta Street and Aurora Avenue.  The Postal truck hit 18 month old, T.J. Trevino, while it was driving at an extremely slow speed, after pulling away from a home on Delta Street, according to Porterville police.

T.J. was reported to have run out into the street from the front yard of the residence where he was playing with his older brother, father; Guillermo Trevino, and his mother.

The little boy was rushed to Sierra View Medical Center, with major injuries.  He later died in the hospital.

Authorities continue to investigate this collision.

While our condolences go out to the friends and family of the victim, we recognize that no monetary sum can ease the pain and loss felt after a tragedy such as this. However, just monetary compensation can help ease the burden of medical bills, final expenses, and help support any dependents left behind by the deceased. Please contact us at or call Mr. Rozier, at 559-713-0159, if you would like help filing a claim.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Several Hurt, and One Killed in Truck Collision on Highway 65, in Lindsay

On Monday, April 20, 2015, an automobile collision ended in fatality for one driver and left several others injured, in Tulare County.  The pickup truck accident took place in Lindsay, on Highway 65, near Fresno Street, at around 5:06 AM.

Alejandro Ibarra, 25 years old, was driving a full-sized pickup truck south on Highway 65.  Ibarra veered into the northbound lane of the highway, and sideswiped a minivan carrying six people.  The pickup then smashed head-on into another smaller truck, driven by a 19 year old man.

Ibarra suffered serious injuries and was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center, in Visalia, where he was pronounced dead.  The driver of the small pickup was taken, by helicopter, to Kaweah Delta with major injuries.  He is listed as being in stable condition.

The victims in the minivan all received injuries ranging from minor to major.  They were also taken to the hospital in Visalia.

Attorney John Rozier is your personal injury lawyer. Please give me a call 559-713-0159 or online at I am located in Visalia on Caldwell Avenue.