38-Year-Old Woman Injured in Oil Tanker Collision

TULARE COUNTY, CA (April 13, 2021) – Early Wednesday morning on March 24, Alina Ramirez, 38, was injured after a crash on Avenue 232.

At around 4:55 a.m., the California Highway Patrol received a call of the crash just west of Road 68.

Armando Gonzalez, the driver of a 2015 International Tanker, was heading eastbound on Avenue 232 with a speed rate of 45mph.

Meanwhile, Alina Ramirez was driving a 2018 Hyundai Sonata also heading eastbound behind the big-rig. She was unable to stop in time, causing the front of the Hyundai to crash with the rear of the tanker.

Alcohol is suspected to have played a role in this collision based on evidence.

At this time, the crash is still under investigation. Once available, more information will be given.

The presence of alcohol or other altering substances in the body can impair thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination which are essential in operating a vehicle safely. So, never drive while under the influence. The consequences can be devastating for you and for others. By being responsible, you can keep yourself and others on the road safe.

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