26-Year-Old Driver Charged after DUI Accident near Mooney Boulevard

VISALIA, CA (January 28, 2022) 26-year-old Primitivo Araiza Gonzalez sustained serious injuries Monday after a DUI crash on Highway 198.

The incident took place just after midnight in the area of Highway 198, near Mooney Boulevard.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Gonzalez swerved across the highway and eventually crashed into a dirt embankment.

As per investigators, Gonzalez was not wearing a seatbelt and sustained serious injuries. Paramedics arrived and transported him to Kaweah Health Medical Center for further treatment.

Additionally, California Highway Patrol officers stated that Primitivo Araiza Gonzalez will face DUI charges. Meanwhile, authorities are currently urging anybody with information to contact authorities as soon as possible.

Operating a vehicle under the influence is one of the most dangerous things you can do as a driver. If you find yourself unable to safely drive, you can always contact a Lyft or Uber instead. By doing so, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.

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