Family of three killed by DUI driver
03/31/2017 — According to the California Highway Patrol, on March 27, 2017, 8:30 pm, the Fresno Communication Center (FCC) received a call of a traffic collision on State Route 43 at Idaho Avenue. Officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Hanford Area Office responded to the scene and investigated the collision.
Adalberto Lara Carrillo, 42, of Tulare, was booked into the jail Wednesday night on suspicion of DUI causing death to multiple victims, DUI causing injury, driving on a suspended or revoked license for a prior DUI, vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and an enhancement for having a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.15 or higher. His bail is set at $315,000.
During the course of the investigation, it was determined, Adalberto Lara Carrillo, 42, of Tulare, was driving a 1992 Chevrolet Silverado eastbound on Idaho Avenue approaching State Route 43. Party #2, a 44-year-old female out of Corcoran, was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox southbound on State Route 43 approaching Idaho Avenue. Party #1 failed to stop at the posted stop sign and entered the intersection in the path of the Equinox. The vehicles came to rest in a dirt field southeast of the intersection.
Killed in the Equinox, were two passengers, identified as Alphonso Wimbley, 55, and Kyan Wimbley, 13, were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, Kristin Wimbley, 44, was taken to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno where she later died.
Carrillo was transported to Kaweah Delta Medical Center and was admitted due to his injuries sustained in the collision and later booked into Kings County jail.
All parties involved in the collision were wearing seat belts.
Any witnesses to this collision are encouraged to contact the Hanford CHP Office at (559) 582-0231.
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