5 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Accident on Blackstone Avenue [FRESNO, CA]
5 People Hospitalized Following Six-Vehicle Pileup in Fresno
FRESNO, CA (August 14, 2020) – A multi-vehicle accident on Blackstone Avenue sent five people to the hospital in Fresno Thursday morning.
According to the Fresno police, the incident involved six cars. It happened at about 9 a.m. near Herndon Avenue.
Based on an initial investigation, a Chevy Tahoe was going at a high rate of speed while on Blackstone Avenue.
The vehicle crossed over the center median and then drove in the opposite lane of traffic. Headed in the wrong way, it crashed head-on with four vehicles and then hit another one down the road.
The causing vehicle also took down three trees in the process.
Two people were stuck in the Chevy after the collision. First responders took them to the hospital, along with three other people, to the hospital.
Whether alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash remains unknown at this time. This crash is still under investigation.
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