Nickolas Bianchi Killed in DUI Traffic Collision at Cambridge Drive and Fernside Boulevard in Alameda
Alameda, California (September 9, 2021) – 27-year-old Nickolas Bianchi, of Alameda, has been identified as the victim who died following an alleged DUI car crash Monday night in Alameda.
The fatal two-vehicle collision took place shortly after 8:00 p.m. at Cambridge Drive and Fernside Boulevard.
The accident happened when 33-year-old Jose Hernandez-Alfaro, who was driving a Toyota Corolla north on Cambridge Drive, sped through the stop sign at the intersection on September 6.
In the process, the Toyota then broadsided a GMC pickup truck operated by Nickolas Bianchi west on Fernside Boulevard.
Due to the impact, the GMC pickup veered off the highway and slammed into a front porch of an unoccupied home.
Nickolas Bianchi Fatal Alameda Car Accident
Sadly, Bianchi was declared dead at the crash site.
Meanwhile, a passenger riding in the GMC sustained serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Hernandez-Alfaro survived with non-life-threatening injuries and was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol and gross vehicular manslaughter.
An investigation into the accident is underway. Anyone with additional information about this crash is urged to contact the police at 510-337-8340.
Tips on What to do after a Car Accident in California
- Always stop and remain at the scene.
- Check if you or your passengers have been injured. In case someone is hurt, call emergency services or ask someone else to help.
- Get to safety – If your car is drivable, move it to a safe area. If it’s not, turn your hazard lights on and set up flares.
- Call 911 to report the accident.
- Never discuss or admit fault. Instead, wait for a police officer and insurance companies representatives to figure out the fault.
- Document the accident and exchange information with other drivers.
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