63-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Collision near Highway 152

MADERA COUNTY, CA (December 30, 2021)63-year-old Afroz Ali, from Fresno lost his life following a fatal accident on Highway 99.

The incident took place around 6:00 p.m., along Highway 99 near Highway 152. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

As per reports, Ali was driving a Kia minivan northbound when he pulled over to the side of the road to inspect the back of his car. Moments later, a southbound pickup-truck drove onto the shoulder and collided with Ali and the minivan.

Responding officers declared Ali dead at the site of the accident, due to the extent of his condition.

Meanwhile, the male pickup-truck driver from Merced suffered minor injuries. In addition, medics said two female passengers in Ali’s vehicle are expected to be okay.

Following preliminary duties, officials did not considered drugs or alcohol to be a factor in the accident. An investigation is currently underway.


The team at Sweet James would like to offer their heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Afroz Ali during this tragic time.


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