Benedo Alfaro Vasquez Killed in Mendota Head-On Crash
CHP reported a fatal collision involving a DUI driver on October 3rd in Mendota, California.
The accident took place around 3 in the morning on Monday on Highway 33.
Benedo Alfaro Vasquez, 22, was driving north when a southbound driver, Gilbert Castro, veered into his lane causing a head-on crash.
Castro’s vehicle acquired major damage; however, he was left unharmed.
Sadly, Vasquez, of Mendota, died at the scene.
Police ended up arresting Castro on suspicion of DUI after showing signs of intoxication.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Beneda Alfaro Vasquez.
According to NHTSA, more than a quarter (25%) of accident-related deaths are linked to the use of alcohol. With that being said, according to the CDC, there are 30 people that are killed everyday in a car accident as a result of an alcohol-impaired driver. That is equivalent to one death every 50 minutes.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.