32-Year-Old Man Arrested after Deadly Hit-and-Run Collision near Shields Avenue

FRESNO COUNTY, CA (July 28, 2023) – Wednesday night, Santiago Ambriz-Cervantez was arrested after a fatal pedestrian crash on Bishop Avenue. Authorities responded to the scene around 8:30 p.m., near Shields Avenue after receiving multiple dispatch calls in the area. Per reports, Ambriz-Cervantez was driving and struck a pedestrian in the area. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene without rendering aid or contacting police. A witness followed Ambriz-Cervantez to Floyd Avenue where he was eventually arrested and booked into the Fresno County Jail for felony hit-and-run. At this time, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway. Once available, more details will be provided.
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