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Fatal Truck Crash on Highway 180 in Fresno County

A driver has suffered fatal injuries after a truck crash on Highway 180 in Fresno County on the afternoon of Monday, January 11, 2021. The Fresno truck accident occurred on State Route 180 at Blythe Avenue at approximately 1:00 p.m. A man driving a Volkswagen Jetta on SR-180 was involved in a collision with an oncoming big rig.

Fatal Hit and Run Accident in Downtown Fresno

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is searching for the driver involved in a recent fatal hit and run accident on a freeway off-ramp in downtown Fresno. The incident occurred on the early morning of Saturday, January 9, 2021, on northbound Highway 99 in the vicinity of Fresno Street. CHP traffic officials received a report at approximately 1:30 a.m. of a female pedestrian lying along the shoulder of northbound State Route 99. Sadly, authorities declared her deceased at the scene.

One Killed in Tank Truck Crash in Fresno County

One driver was killed in a crash with a tank truck in western Fresno County on the morning of Thursday, January 7, 2021. The big rig crash occurred at approximately 5:45 a.m. at San Mateo Avenue and Clarkson Avenue. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), officers said the driver of an SUV was headed northbound on San Mateo Avenue. At the same time, a tank truck was traveling westbound on Clarkson Avenue.

Fatality Reported in Suspected DUI Crash in Fresno

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a fatality after a suspected DUI crash in Fresno during the early morning of Saturday, January 2, 2021. The Fresno car accident occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Highway 168 near the Shields Avenue off-ramp. A 31-year-old man was driving a 1997 Volvo westbound on State Route 168 with a passenger, CHP traffic officers reported. For unknown reasons, the driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle, causing the car to overturn several times. The driver was hospitalized for unspecified serious injuries and later arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). Sadly, the passenger succumbed to their injuries at the scene. The Fresno County Coroner’s Office has identified the passenger as 30-year-old Andres Romero of Fresno.

Five Killed in Fresno County Truck Accident

Five parties were killed in a fatal truck accident on Interstate 5 in Fresno County on the night of Wednesday, January 6, 2021. The trucking collision occurred at approximately 9:00 p.m. on northbound I-5 near Firebaugh, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported. A pickup truck reportedly veered over from the northbound side to the southbound lanes of Interstate 5. The pickup reportedly collided head-on with a tractor-trailer transporting cardboard. The impact caused both the big rig and the pickup to catch fire, causing damage to the roadway.

Pedestrian Accident on Highway 41 in Fresno County

A fatal accident involving a pedestrian led to another traffic collision on Highway 41 in Fresno County when a good Samaritan stepped onto the roadway to help. Investigators from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the pedestrian accident occurred on the night of Saturday, January 2, 2021, on State Route 41 at Friant Road shortly before 11:00 p.m. The pedestrian was hit by two cars and suffered fatal injuries at the scene, CHP traffic officials said.

Nine Killed in Fatal Head-on Collision in Coalinga

Seven children were among nine parties killed in a fatal head-on collision on a rural highway near the Coalinga area in Fresno County on the night of Friday, January 1, 2021. The motor vehicle collision occurred at approximately 8:00 p.m. on Highway 33 south of Sutter Avenue between the Avenal and Coalinga areas, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported. Seven children, believed to be ages 6 to 15, were all riding with one adult driver in a 2007 Ford F-150 pickup truck traveling northbound on State Route 33. At the same time, a 2013 Dodge Journey driven by 28-year-old Daniel Luna of Avenal was headed southbound on SR-33.

Four Killed in Crash in Northwest Fresno

Four people were killed in a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Bullard Avenue and Palm Avenue in northwest Fresno on the night of Saturday, December 26, 2020. The fatal traffic collision occurred at approximately 11:40 p.m. and involved a black Ford Mustang, a silver Mini Cooper, and a white Toyota Tacoma pickup. The Fresno Police Department (Fresno PD) responded to the scene to locate an engine for one of the vehicles along the wall of a business, tires in the parking lot nearby, and debris was strewn throughout the roadway. Local law enforcement has not yet determined an exact cause of the Fresno car accident but suspects the Ford driver may have been speeding westbound on Bullard Avenue and ran a red light at the intersection at Palm Avenue, and struck at least one of the two other cars.

Multi-Vehicle Crash on Highway 41 in Fresno County

A driver and passenger were killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 41 in Fresno County on December 18, 2020. The fatal car accident occurred in the area of State Route 41 and Mount Whitney Avenue at approximately 5:10 p.m. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that a driver claimed to not have noticed that the cars in front of him had stopped and collided with the car he was traveling behind. That vehicle was propelled into the car in front of it, causing a multi-vehicle accident.

Person Killed in Fresno County Fatal Truck Accident

One person was killed in a fatal truck accident in Fresno County on the evening of Wednesday, November 25, 2020. The Fresno big rig crash occurred in the Fowler area at South Temperance Avenue and East Lincoln Road at approximately 6:00 p.m. The driver of a tractor-trailer, a 29-year-old man from Fremont, reportedly did not see a vehicle approaching and pulled out in front of the car, causing a semi-truck wreck. Sadly, the driver of the passenger vehicle, 57-year-old Lorene Negrete of Del Rey, was declared deceased at the scene of the Fresno County truck accident. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the fatal big rig crash. Officials also said the truck driver is cooperating with the CHP traffic investigation and is expected to face charges of vehicular manslaughter.

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