44-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after Motorcycle Accident near Washington Boulevard

FRESNO, CA (May 22, 2023) – Saturday afternoon, 44-year-old Jason Missakian was killed in a motorcycle collision on Maple Avenue.

Authorities responded to the scene around 3:50 p.m., near Washington Boulevard on May 6th.

Per reports, a motorcyclist was traveling at high speeds when the driver of a dark-colored SUV turned onto Maple Street and struck the rider. Upon impact, the SUV driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim.

Despite life-saving efforts, medics pronounced 44-year-old Missakian, of Fresno dead at the scene.

Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties.

At this time, CHP continues to ask anyone with information about the suspect driver to call the Fresno Police Department at (559) 621-7000. Once available, further details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Jason Missakian. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

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