Suspected DUI Collision near American Avenue Resulted in Fatality

FRESNO COUNTY, CA (November 8, 2022) – Saturday afternoon, a multi-car crash involving three vehicles on Elm Avenue left one person dead. 

The 3-car accident occurred just after 4:00 p.m., near American Avenue. 

According to the California Highway Patrol, a silver sedan traveling on Elm Avenue veered onto the oncoming traffic. As a result, the sedan then struck another vehicle.

Additionally, a third vehicle swerved to avoid the collision before veering into a ditch and leaving the driver with minor injuries. 

The second vehicle’s driver succumbed to their injuries after being transported to a local hospital. 

Meanwhile, officers apprehended the driver of the silver sedan and booked him in jail for DUI after receiving medical treatment. 

One small driving mistake can easily lead to a dangerous multi-car crash. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all traffic laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances. Moreover, always be prepared and check your vehicle before traveling.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a car crash. Reach out to the personal injury attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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