58-Year-Old Man Hospitalized after Head-On DUI Accident near Clinton Avenue

FRESNO, CA (December 20, 2022) – Early Tuesday morning, Mikio Joseph Garcia was arrested after a suspected DUI collision on Maple Avenue.

The incident occurred around 12:40 a.m., near Clinton Avenue, per initial reports.

According to Fresno Officials, the driver of a Dodge Grand Caravan was traveling at a high rate of speed and ran through a red light.

As a result, the Dodge collided head-on with an oncoming Honda Civic before striking a steel fence and an apartment complex. Upon impact, the Dodge then caught fire.

Reports stated that bystanders detained the involved driver as they attempted to flee the scene on foot. Eventually, medical personnel arrived and hospitalized the driver of the Honda for treatment of serious injuries.

Meanwhile, authorities arrested 58-year-old Mikio Joseph Garcia for a felony DUI that resulted in injury.

Those with additional information regarding the Maple Avenue DUI Crash are encouraged to contact Fresno officials as soon as possible.

Thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination are essential in operating a vehicle safely. When buzzed or drunk, it is best to request an Uber, Lyft, or a taxi. If possible, reach out to a family member or a friend to come and pick you up. By being responsible, you can keep yourself and others on the road safe.

If you have been injured in a DUI car accident, please contact Sweet James today. It is their goal to provide your loved one the highest quality of legal representation. Their firm is dedicated to helping your bereaved family obtain both justice and maximum settlement. Their seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call them for your free consultation at (800) 975-3435.

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