Driver Arrested after Pursuit Collision near Bethel Avenue

FRESNO, CA (November 2, 2022) – Monday afternoon, one driver was arrested after a stolen vehicle crash on Highway 99.

Dispatchers responded to the scene around 12:00 p.m., on October 31st when the driver of stolen vehicle refused to pull over for a traffic stop.

Police chased the driver until the suspect struck another vehicle and a box-truck that was hauling furniture. Upon impact, the box-truck overturned near the center median by Bethel Avenue.

After the collision, four people tried to run away but the driver was later located and arrested by officers. However, the three other involved people were not caught and are still wanted by the police.

Meanwhile, responding medical crews treated the two other involved drivers at the scene.

No other information was provided about the stolen vehicle crash on Highway 99 and further investigation is still ongoing.

It is a law enforcement officer’s duty to conduct traffic stops to serve and protect the community. It is important to remain calm when an officer is attempting to pull you over. Find the nearest and safest area to pull over and then park your car. Also, stay inside the vehicle until the officer gives you further instructions.

If you have suffered injuries due to someone’s negligence, then reach out to Sweet James as soon as possible. They understand that injuries sustained in an accident can be traumatic. Medical and legal expenses also pile up while you pursue a personal injury claim on your own. Let their team handle the legalities of your situation so you can focus on your health and well-being. Call (800) 975-3435 today for a free consultation.

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