Motorcyclist Injured in DUI Accident on South Marks Avenue [Fresno, CA]
Rider Hospitalized after DUI Collision on West Adams Avenue in Fresno
FRESNO, CA (October 27, 2021) – A motorcyclist sustained major injuries in a DUI accident on South Marks Avenue on Wednesday night.
The accident took place around 7:00 p.m., near South Marks and West Adams Avenue. Dispatchers responded to the scene shortly after.
According to authorities, the rider had the right of way but nonetheless, a passing pickup truck struck him on the road.
When paramedics came, they took the biker to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. At this time, officials have not provided an update on the victim’s condition.
Furthermore, the CHP eventually arrested the suspect on felony DUI charges and had a blood alcohol level double the legal limit.
An active investigation is currently underway.
Motorcyclists rarely escape injury when an accident occurs. It is important to never underestimate the bike’s speed when you’re riding a motorcycle. Additionally, strictly follow traffic laws and the conditions of the road. As a driver, do not tailgate a motorcyclist and always maintain a safe following distance. Give motorcyclists a full traffic lane when you pass, as they too have equal rights on the road.
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