FRESNO — A Fresno County vehicle driver is suing another motorist and Hertz, alleging failure to obey a traffic signal and causing a collision.
Robert Alvillar filed a complaint Oct. 20 in Fresno County Superior Court against Jose Arriola and The Hertz Corporation, alleging the defendants failed to drive and maintain their vehicle in a safe manner.
According to the complaint, on June 9, Alvillar was driving northbound on Clovis Avenue, approaching the intersection with Golden State frontage road. The suit says Ariolla, driving a rented Hertz car, ran a red light at the intersection and crashed into Alvillar's vehicle. .
As a result, Alvillar says sustained physical injuries, lost wages and incurred medical bills.
The plaintiff alleges Ariolla failed to keep a proper lookout, failed to apply brakes, failed to yield right of way and used his cell phone while driving.
Alvillar seeks trial by jury, compensatory damages in excess of $25,000, plus costs of suit and all fair, just and equitable relief. He is represented by attorney Lance H. Kirk of AA Accident Attorneys in Newport Beach.
Fresno County Superior Court case number 17CECG03612