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Three Killed After Head-On Collision in Fresno

Three parties were killed after a head-on collision in southeast Fresno on the night of Thursday, September 10, 2020. The car accident happened at approximately 8:15 p.m. at the intersection of Kings Canyon Road and Maple Road, according to the Fresno Police Department (Fresno PD). A silver BMW was traveling northbound on Maple Avenue when the car reportedly entered the oncoming traffic lane and collided head-on with a Hyundai.

Man Killed After Fatal Hit and Run Crash in Fresno

A man caring for his grandchild was killed in a fatal hit and run crash at an intersection in central Fresno on the night of Saturday, September 12, 2020. Officers from the Fresno Police Department (Fresno PD) were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident at the intersection of Weber Avenue and Clinton Avenue around 7:20 p.m. Arriving officers found a toddler and a 60-year-old man in the traffic lanes of Weber Avenue, just north of the intersection. The driver of the vehicle involved in the injury incident allegedly left and got onto Highway 99.

Two Killed After Truck Crash in Fresno County

Two parties were killed in a fiery truck crash near Caruthers in Fresno County on the early morning of Monday, August 31, 2020. The fatality incident occurred around 6:30 a.m. as a driver of a Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling northbound on Jameson Avenue approaching Kamm Avenue. At the same time, a driver of a big rig was headed westbound on Kamm Avenue. For unknown reasons, the Chevrolet crashed into the rear axle of the semi-truck and caught fire. Sadly, the driver and passenger of the Chevrolet both passed away at the scene of the truck accident. The identities of the decedents will be released by the Fresno County Coroner’s Office once their family members have been notified.

Motorcyclist Injured in Fresno County Hit and Run

A motorcyclist was injured and hospitalized after a hit and run accident in Fresno County, CA, on the morning of Monday, August 31, 2020. The injury incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Brawley Avenue and Jensen Avenue. Officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that a vehicle rear-ended a motorcycle rider in the area, and the driver reportedly fled the scene afterward. The motorcyclist suffered serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital for immediate treatment. Investigators suspect that the vehicle involved in the hit and run was a white Ford F-150 pickup truck. Additional information about the motorcycle crash was not immediately available.

Pedestrian Killed After Crash in Southeast Fresno

A man was killed after a pedestrian crash just southeast of Fresno, CA, on the night of Thursday, August 6, 2020. The fatal incident occurred at approximately 1:10 a.m. on westbound Jensen Avenue in the vicinity of Armstrong Avenue. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a man was reportedly walking along the right lane of Jensen Avenue when he was struck by an unknown vehicle. The driver of the first car allegedly fled the scene and was last reported to be outstanding by officials. The CHP said the man was hit by two additional vehicles, and the drivers of those vehicles remained at the scene of the pedestrian accident. They are not expected to face charges. Sadly, the pedestrian passed away at the crash site. His identity has been withheld due to pending notification of relatives.

Pedestrian Killed After Crash in Northwest Fresno

A man was killed after a pedestrian crash in northwest Fresno on the night of Tuesday, July 28, 2020. The fatal incident occurred on Jennifer Avenue between Cornelia and Gates avenues around 11:30 p.m. A man in his 60s was walking the area when he was hit by a vehicle. The driver of the car remained at the scene and awaited the arrival of officials. Sadly, the man was pronounced deceased at the scene by first responders. His identity has not yet been released due to pending notification of next of kin.

Injuries Reported After Head-On Collision in Fresno

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported major injuries after a head-on collision in Fresno on the evening of Saturday, July 18, 2020. The car accident happened at approximately 8:40 p.m. in the area of East Elkhorn Avenue and Highway 41. A driver of a Kia Optima reportedly made an unsafe pass on southbound Highway 41 and was involved in a head-on collision with a driver of a Honda Civic headed northbound. A Toyota Corolla was also involved in the motor vehicle collision. The stretch of highway where the auto crash occurred consists of one lane in each direction, and there is no island or barrier in the median to separate them. The drivers of the Kia and the Honda were taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The driver of the Toyota and three other passengers in the Kia were all transported to the hospital. Their injuries were described as minor to moderate. Updates regarding their conditions were not immediately available.

One Killed After Crash Near Sanger in Fresno County

One person was killed, and another was injured after a crash near Sanger in Fresno County, CA, on the night of Wednesday, July 15, 2020. The car accident occurred after 10:00 p.m. outside of Sanger on Highway 180 and Academy Avenue. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said a Nissan pickup truck was traveling on Highway 180 and reportedly collided at an intersection with a Honda Civic headed northbound on Academy Avenue. The driver of the Nissan was transported to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno for treatment of unspecified injuries. An update regarding his condition has not yet been released. Sadly, the driver of the Honda was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Fresno County Coroner’s Office has not yet released the identity of the decedent as they are working to notify their family members.

Fatality Reported After Fresno County Hit and Run

A fatality was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) after a recent hit and run accident in Fresno County, CA. The car accident occurred at North Howard Avenue and West Shields Avenue. The CHP reported that 60-year-old Randy Estrada of Fresno was driving eastbound on Shields Avenue when his vehicle was struck by another car. Officials said the other car, a silver 2001 Toyota Corolla, was traveling southbound on Howard Avenue and allegedly failed to stop at a traffic sign. Mr. Estrada was reportedly ejected out of his vehicle upon impact and was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency responders. The driver of the Toyota reportedly fled the scene of the fatal car accident and continued south of Howard Avenue. Authorities have not yet identified the suspect driver due to ongoing investigation. A GoFundMe page has been created to help Mr. Estrada’s family cover his final resting expenses.

Three Injured After Crash in East Central Fresno

Three people were injured after an auto crash in east central Fresno on the afternoon of July 4, 2020. The car accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Clinton Avenue. A driver of a Ford Fusion was traveling northbound on Maple Avenue in the No. 1 lane. At the same time, a Cadillac was headed eastbound on Clinton Avenue in the No. 2 lane. Witnesses told officers from the Fresno Police Department (Fresno PD) that the Cadillac reportedly ran a red light at the intersection and broadsided the Ford. The impact propelled the Ford into a black truck traveling on Maple Avenue. The driver of the Ford, a woman in her early 20s, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Police later said she was listed in stable condition. The two parties of the pickup truck were also taken to the hospital with injuries described as moderate. An investigation into the motor vehicle accident is ongoing by the Fresno PD.

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