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Fresno County Double Fatality Accident

A Fresno County double fatality accident occurred on the night of March 4 along Highway 180 near Hayes Avenue, just west of Fresno. According to a preliminary report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a man was driving a 2018 Mercedes-Benz eastbound along the westbound lane of Highway 180 shortly after 11:00 p.m. At the same time, a woman was driving a 2015 Honda west along the highway and was unable to avoid the oncoming Mercedes-Benz. This resulted in a head-on collision. Sadly, both drivers succumbed to their injuries at the scene. Officials have identified the decedents as 22-year-old Yvette Jimenez of Firebaugh and 23-year-old Emad Murshed of Kerman. I would like to send my sincere thoughts and condolences to the loved ones of Ms. Jimenez and Mr. Murshed in their time of loss.

A car accident in southeast Fresno claimed the life of one man and left two others injured on the night of February 17, 2019. The collision occurred shortly before 7:00 p.m. along Chestnut Avenue just south of Church Avenue. Officials responding to the scene found three vehicles, including a Jeep Cherokee that overturned in the crash. A preliminary report suggested that the Jeep was traveling with a Toyota sedan and a third vehicle when the collision occurred. Two passengers in the Jeep, both children, were transported to a local hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. Their ages were not immediately available, but they were reported to be in good and stable condition by authorities. Sadly, one additional passenger in the Jeep succumbed to their injuries at the scene. Authorities have identified the decedent as 19-year-old Hector Sandoval of Los Angeles. Our deepest sympathies and condolences are with those grieving the loss of their loved one during this difficult time.

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Accident Kills Veteran Fresno Police Officer

Two men lost their lives in a car accident just east of Fresno on February 4, 2019. The incident occurred around 5:00 in the afternoon along Highway 180 in the vicinity of McCall Avenue. A driver of a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling eastbound along the westbound lanes of the highway and reportedly crashed into five cars while weaving through traffic. The Chevrolet continued for a short time before striking a Dodge Ram pickup truck head-on. Occupants in the other five vehicles suffered minor to moderate injuries. Sadly, the drivers of the Dodge and Chevrolet passed away at the scene. Officials from the Fresno County Coroner’s Office have identified the decedents as 48-year-old Phia Vang and 33-year-old Cameron Pryor, both residents of Fresno. We send our sympathy to the loved ones of Mr. Vang and Mr. Pryor as they are mourning the loss of their family member and friend.

Fresno County Accident Fatality

A Fresno County accident fatality occurred recently along Gettysburg Avenue and Ashlan Avenue in Clovis. A Toyota Prius reportedly struck the driver’s door of a Honda Civic shortly before 10:00 in the morning. The impact of the collision caused the Honda to overturn onto the roof. Emergency crews were called to the scene to extricate the man driving the Honda out of the vehicle. He was transported to a hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The decedent has been identified by the Fresno County Coroner’s Office as Gregory Labiak, a 72-year-old resident of Clovis. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Mr. Labiak during their time of loss.

Fresno DUI Accident Fatality

A Fresno DUI accident fatality occurred on January 18 along Blackstone and Clintstone Avenues. The driver of a pickup truck was reportedly speeding along Blackstone Avenue when the vehicle veered off the road and careened through a nearby parking lot. The pickup truck later struck a tree in the lot and came to a rest on its side after the impact. The driver allegedly fled the scene after the auto accident, leaving behind his injured passenger. Medical personnel were called to the scene to transport the passenger to a local hospital for immediate treatment. Sadly, the passenger was unable to overcome his injuries and passed away during hospitalization. Officials have identified the decedent as 58-year-old Avery Sharp of Clovis. We would like to send our thoughts and prayers to those grieving the loss of their loved one.

Fresno Fatal Pedestrian Crash

A Fresno fatal pedestrian crash claimed the life of a woman in west Fresno on the afternoon of January 15, 2019. The incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. along Hughes Avenue in the vicinity of Belmont Avenue. Authorities responding to the scene found a woman lying unconscious in the middle of the street. Medical personnel transported the injured woman to a hospital for immediate treatment. Sadly, the woman was pronounced dead during hospitalization. Her identity has been withheld due to pending notification of family members. My thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of the deceased woman in their time of loss and sorrow.

Fresno Pedestrian Crash Fatality

A Fresno pedestrian crash fatality occurred on the morning of January 7 at the intersection of California Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard. A woman was crossing the intersection in the crosswalk when she was hit by an unknown vehicle. The driver reportedly fled the scene following the pedestrian accident, leaving the walker behind to suffer from her injuries. Emergency personnel responding to the scene transported the injured woman to a local hospital. Sadly, she passed away during hospitalization. Officials have identified the victim as 50-year-old Michelle Harvey of Fresno.