Photo: Ricardo Tavizon
Visalia Police Department Officers responded to a fatal DUI accident on Mooney Boulevard and Avenue 272 on 05/05/2019, about 4:20 PM.
The two-car accident was caused when 21-year old Ricardo Tavizon failed to give the right away to oncoming traffic.
Tavizon’s 2001 Acura was crashed into by a 2004 Chevy pickup, killing Tavizon’s passenger.
Minor injuries were reported by the driver and passenger of the 2004 Chevy.
It was determined Tavizon was driving under the influence of a controlled substance at the time of the collision.
He is currently in custody at the Bob Wiley Detention Facility charged with driving without a license and carrying a concealed weapon. His bail is set at $125,000.