FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – One person is dead and a second person is in stable condition after two vehicles collided in central Fresno Wednesday morning, according to the Fresno Police Department.
The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. at First and McKinley avenues in central Fresno.
Police officers say the driver of a pickup truck, a 33-year-old man, ran away after crashing into a car, injuring two people. The two victims were transported to the hospital – the passenger was pronounced dead a short time later and the driver received non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the other vehicle involved was caught near Fresno Street and McKinley Avenue. Police say he got stuck on a fence after he crossed Highway 41. He has since been arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter.
Police say the cause of the crash is under investigation.