Suspected DUI driver crashes into police car in Fresno


FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE) – A suspected DUI driver crashed into a police car that was diverting traffic while workers were filling a pothole in Fresno, police say.

According to police, around 8:47 p.m. a police officer was blocking a lane on Shaw Avenue while a pothole was being filled by city workers. Police say a car rear-ended the officer’s vehicle while he was in it, resulting in mild injuries for the officer.

Police say they identified the driver of the vehicle as Valentin Uribe. Police say they suspect Uribe of driving while under the influence. According to police, Uribe has a prior DUI charge from May and was also driving with a suspended license.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

CBS47 On Your Side

Do you have a problem that you need help solving? Contact CBS47 and let us be On Your Side.

Phone: 559-761-0383

February 03 2022 12:00 am
Big Game Countdown
February 13 2022 12:00 am