Officer Hospitalized after DUI Accident on Shaw Avenue in Fresno

FRESNO, CA (December 30, 2021) – Police arrested Valentin Uribe following a DUI collision on El Capitan Avenue, Thursday night.

According to reports, the incident happened shortly before 9:00 p.m. near the intersection of Shaw and El Capitan Avenue.

Police say Uribe rear-ended a stopped police vehicle, that was blocking a southbound lane on Shaw Avenue due to a pothole.

Medical personnel arrived at the scene and transported the officer to Community Regional Medical Center after complaining of injuries.

Meanwhile, authorities arrested 32-year-old Valentin Uribe, for suspicion of driving under the influence with a suspended license.

At this time, Fresno Officials are still currently investigating the DUI crash.

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