Manuel Ramirez Jr. Arrested after Fatal Reedley Car Accident on Adams Avenue near Alta Avenue

Woman Killed, 4 Injured in Car Crash on Adams Avenue near Alta Avenue in Reedley


Reedley, California (November 28, 2019) – A man has been arrested on suspicion of DUI following a fatal car accident that occurred on Tuesday evening in Reedley, Fresno County.

The deadly collision occurred on Adams Avenue between Alta Avenue and Pedersen Avenue at about 5:14 p.m. November 14.

According to the California Highway Patrol, 61-year-old Manuel Ramirez Jr. was driving a Volkswagen Jetta eastbound on Adams Avenue when he collided with a westbound Jeep Cherokee driven by 28-year-old Christina Yashimo.

An unidentified female passenger in the Jetta was killed in the crash.

Three children in the Jetta were taken to Community Regional Medical Center for treatment of major injuries.

Ramirez was also transported to CRMC with major injuries. He will be booked into Fresno County Jail on suspicion of felony DUI a felony gross vehicular manslaughter.

No further information was provided. An investigation into the accident is ongoing.      

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.