A 37-year-old Madera man was critically injured after being ejected from his SUV in a rollover while allegedly drunk on Avenue 21 near Road 31, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Public information officer Omar Godinez said Jay Andrew Everett was eastbound on Avenue 21 shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday when he lost control of his 2005 Dodge Durango, went off the roadway and struck a pistachio tree in an adjacent orchard.
“He was found ejected, and partially pinned under the wheels of the overturned SUV,” Godinez said. “He sustained major head trauma and other internal injuries — mainly from not wearing a seat belt and being ejected. He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center via Life Flight helicopter. He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol at the hospital.”
Everett lived near the crash site, according to Godinez…
|Chowchilla News Day
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