Driver dies following alleged DUI crash in Tulare County, CHP says

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Friday, April 8, 2022

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- An alleged DUI driver died following a head-on crash in Tulare County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

It happened Thursday evening near the community of Yettem.

Officers say the 41-year-old driver was traveling south on Road 144 north of Highway 201 when he drifted into the opposite lane and collided head-on with an oncoming Honda.

The 41-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Kaweah Health Medical Center in Visalia, where he died a couple of hours later.

The 67-year-old driver of the Honda was also taken to Kaweah Health with moderate injuries.