Carlos Phillip Cortez Arrested After DUI Collision on Henderson Avenue [Porterville, CA]

Carlos Phillip Cortez Arrested After DUI Collision on Henderson Avenue [Porterville, CA]

Carlos Phillip Cortez Arrested After DUI Crash on Henderson Avenue [Porterville, CA]
Carlos Phillip Cortez Arrested After DUI Collision on Henderson Avenue [Porterville, CA]

Driver Arrested After Multi-Vehicle Accident on Prospect Street

PORTERVILLE, CA (September 11, 2023) – Early Saturday morning, Carlo Phillip Cortez was arrested following a DUI crash on Henderson Avenue.

The incident happened on August 26th at around 7:30 a.m. when a driver yielded into a checkpoint, he then struck into a pole and another vehicle on Henderson Avenue and Prospect Street.

Furthermore, the driver was only identified as Carlos Phillip Cortez. Paramedics transported the victim to the hospital and were later booked for DUI charges, criminal damage, and endangerment charges.

Meanwhile, Henderson Avenue and Prospect Street were shut down before the crash for several hours. No other injuries were reported, and an active investigation is underway.

Porterville Officials will post additional updates as they become available to the public. Anyone with more information about the collision is asked to contact Porterville authorities.

Alcohol and other controlled substances in the body can change a person’s physical, emotional, and mental condition. It is recommended that you do not drive while under the influence of these altering substances. They can make it difficult for you to drive safely. Driving impaired also puts you and other people at risk of a fatal accident. Make our roads safer by being responsible and following traffic laws.


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