Traffic Accident on Melba Drive Left One Fatality

MADERA, CA (May 20, 2022) – Saturday evening, a vehicle crash on Avenue 17 claimed the life of one person, police said.

The accident happened on Avenue 17 and Melba Drive around 10:00 p.m., according to authorities.

Furthermore, the investigation revealed that a GMC truck crashed into a Hyundai sedan, resulting in the death of one person on Avenue 17.

The truck fled the scene after the collision but was later caught hiding in a vacant lot. He was arrested under suspicion of DUI, and also sustained minor injuries.

Further details will be provided once available. However, an active investigation into the fatal crash on Avenue 17 is underway.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of the victim.

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