Motorcyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash at Shields Avenue and Del Mar Avenue [FRESNO, CA]
Rider Dies in Late Evening Hit-and-Run Crash on Shields Avenue
FRESNO, CA (July 30, 2020) – A motorcyclist died in a hit-and-run crash late Thursday evening in Fresno, CHP officials said.
The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Shields Avenue and Del Mar Avenue.
According to Fresno police, the motorcyclist was riding on Shields Avenue with the right-of-way when a BMW traveling north on Del Mar Avenue struck him.
The driver of the BMW parked the car on Del Mar and fled the scene on foot.
First responders rushed the motorcyclist to Community Regional Medical Center, where he died while undergoing treatment.
Coroner’s officials did not release the identity of the victim pending next of kin notification.
Fresno police are still investigating the incident and on the lookout for the suspect.
We at Sweet James extend our sincerest sympathies to the loved ones and friends of the victim.
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