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Two people killed in head-on crash along Highway 33 in Fresno County identified

October 27th, 2022

UPDATE: Michael Alaniz, 22, of Kerman and Andrea Gabriel, 24, of Firebaugh were identified by the Fresno County Coroner’s Office on Thursday as the victims killed in the crash Oct. 21.

ORIGINAL STORY: Two people died in a head-on collision along Highway 33 in Fresno County, according to authorities. Los Banos-area California Highway Patrol officers responded about 11:04 p.m. Friday to the scene of the crash in the area of the highway and Shaw Avenue, according to a CHP news release.

Authorities said a woman was driving a Ford going north at an unknown speed with a male passenger. The car drifted into the southbound lane and into the path of a vehicle towing a two-axle flatbed trailer loaded with fertilizer.

The CHP said the crash was unavoidable and caused major front end damage to both vehicles. Both people in the Ford were pronounced dead at the scene, according to authorities.

Names of the deceased will be released after notification of family. The other driver, 19-year-old Jimmy Saravia of Mendota, reported minor injuries and complaint of pain.

A section of the highway was closed to allow time to clear away debris. According to the CHP, neither drugs nor alcohol appear to be a factor in the collision.

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Drake Law Firm is an award-winning law firm that focuses exclusively on personal injury law. 

Backed by a team of attorneys, paralegals, and support staff with over 100 years of combined experience, we have excelled in fighting for auto accident victims, and have recovered more than $150 million in compensation for our clients.

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Founded by Attorney Benjamin Drake, Drake Law Firm has secured notable verdicts and settlements in motor vehicle accident cases across the state of California. 

Our recent auto accident results:

  • $2.5 million: driver T-boned in an intersection accident
  • $735,000 recovery: motorist side swiped by negligent driver
  • $1 million: victim of rear-end accident
  • $2.65 million: pedestrian hit by vehicle
  • $1.23 million: motorcycle rider struck by vehicle

We fight for the maximum compensation possible. To discuss your potential auto accident lawsuit and how much it may be worth, contact us to speak with a personal injury lawyer.

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Drake Law Firm represents victims who suffer losses in all types of motor vehicle accidents. Whatever your accident may involve, Drake Law Firm has the experience you need. We can help with:

  • Drunk driving accidents
  • Ride-share accidents (Uber / Lyft)
  • Crashes caused by negligent or distracted drivers
  • Multi-vehicle accidents, rear-end collisions, and intersection accidents
  • Pedestrian, bicyclist, and motorcycle wrecks
  • Uninsured and underinsured motorist (UM / UIM) claims
  • Passenger injuries, including public transit and bus accidents
  • Auto defects and product liability claims
  • Construction or worksite auto accidents
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