Infant Vanessa Torres dies in car accident on the corner of Avenue 256 and Oakmore Way in Tulare

According to a local news source on Monday, April 2nd 2018, at about 6:30 p.m. infant identified as Vanessa Torres was killed and 44-year-old Claudia De Torres was injured as a result of a traffic collision that took place on the intersection of Avenue 256 and Oakmore Way in the city of Tulare.

Furthermore, authorities stated that a Chevy Avalanche driven by 25-year-old Amanda Goldsberry failed to make a stop at Avenue 256, which caused a gold Honda Odyssey driven by De Torres to swerve to avaid the Chevy but instead stuck a Nissan Maxima driven by 30-year-old Patricia Mendoza.  The article mentioned that the infant was poorly secured onto a car seat, which sent the infant flying through the Honda’s windshield.

Additionally, Vanessa Torres was declared dead at the scene and De Torres was transported to a hospital for injuries sustained in the accident.

Currently, this incident is under review in an ongoing investigation by the authorities, and further details will be reviewed and released to the public as it is determined.

We of the May Firm extend our deepest condolences to the victims affected by this unfortunate traffic accident.  Our hearts sink upon hearing news of this accident and will keep the victims in our hearts and prayers.

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