Major Injury Fatal Collision Reported in Fresno, CA
Three people were injured and one person was killed as the result of a drunk driver in Fresno Saturday morning.
The wreck took place around 4 a.m. at the intersection of Jensen and Marks Avenue.
Angie Hlee Thao, 24, reportedly ran through the stop sign while driving a 2002 Acura RSX.
Her vehicle collided with a 2013 Nissan pickup truck as a result.
The passenger in the Acura, identified as Yang Vue, 38, of Sanger, unfortunately died as a result.
There were also three other injured, including Angie Thao. She was taken to Community Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Police then charged Thao with suspicion of DUI and manslaughter. She is still hospitalized at this time.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Yang Vue.
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 also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.