One Dead in Hit-and-Run on Shields Avenue at Howard Avenue [FRESNO, CA]

One Dead in Hit-and-Run on Shields Avenue at Howard Avenue [FRESNO, CA]

One Dead in Hit-and-Run on Shields Avenue at Howard Avenue [FRESNO, CA]

Fresno Hit-and-Run Driver Sought by Authorities

FRESNO, CA (July 4, 2020) — One person died in a hit-and-run on Shields Avenue at Howard Avenue in Fresno Tuesday evening.
The California Highway Patrol said the 8:00 p.m. incident involved a 2001 silver Toyota Corolla and a 2001 Chevrolet Blazer.
Reports indicated that the Corolla was southbound on Howard Avenue. At the same time, the Blazer was eastbound on Shields Avenue approaching the intersection of Howard Avenue.
As the Blazer entered the intersection, the Corolla also entered into the intersection without yielding the right of way to the Blazer. The Corolla then rear-ended the Blazer, causing the latter to overturn at least three times.
The force of the impact ejected the 70-year-old man driving the Blazer. He landed on the roadway and suffered fatal injuries. First responders pronounced him dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, the Corolla driver did not stop and sped off towards southbound Howard Avenue.
The authorities have not located the hit-and-run driver. However, the investigators reportedly have recovered a possible license plate of the suspect vehicle. Anyone who has information regarding the case may call the Fresno Area CHP at (559) 262-0400.

The Sweet James team sends its heartfelt condolences out to the family and friends of the victim.

Reach out to Sweet James and let us help you win your car accident case. Above all, our expert attorneys and professional legal team have years of experience and unbreakable dedication. We will fight until we achieve justice and maximum compensation for your loss. Call (800) 975-3435 today for a free consultation with one of our expert legal professionals. In addition, we are also available by email, online chat, and text message 24 hours a day and 7 days a week to answer any of your questions. Click here to request a police report.


Free Police Report

If you or your family are involved or affected by this accident and would like the official Police Report of this incident, Sweet James may be able to help.

"*" indicates required fields

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Providing Legal Commentary On Radio Stations Across The Country

Sweet James is a trusted legal expert who serves as a regular guest on major radio stations across the country, providing legal commentary on trending cases.

Power 106 FM
K Day 93.5