Elderly Man Killed in Head-On Crash on Millerton Road [Fresno County, CA]
78-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after Two-Vehicle Collision near Marina Drive
FRESNO COUNTY, CA (February 5, 2024) – Saturday afternoon, an elderly man was killed in a head-on crash on Millerton Road.
Officers responded to the scene near Marina Drive and Table Mountain Casino.
Per reports, the 35-year-old male driver of a blue Chevrolet Silverado was heading west and veered into oncoming lanes. As a result, the Chevy then collided head-on with a white Toyota Tundra.
In addition, multiple witnesses claimed that the Chevy driver was traveling recklessly before the crash. First responders arrived shortly after and declared the 78-year-old male Toyota Tundra driver dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, a passenger inside the Toyota was hospitalized with major injuries. Paramedics also transported the 35-year-old man driving the Chevy to a hospital for treatment of significant injuries.
Investigators are currently working to determine whether intoxication played a role in the incident. Fresno County officials will provide more information about the Millerton Road head-on crash once available.
Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the deceased man. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.
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