Mother and 18-month twins hospitalized after collision involving semi-truck in Fresno

May 04 2021 05:30 pm

FRESNO, Calif. (KGPE) — A mother and 18-month twins were transported to the hospital after a vehicle collision involving a semi-truck Sunday night, according to Fresno Police.

Authorities say a semi-truck was turning southbound on Palm Avenue near Belmont Avenue just before 8:00 p.m. when a black sedan traveling westbound slowed behind it. The sedan was then rear-ended by an SUV and pushed into the back of the semi-trailer.  

The occupants inside the sedan were a woman and 18-month twins, they were transported to Community Regional Medical Center, their condition is unknown.

Police say the driver of the SUV was arrested for DUI and was uninjured. It is unknown how fast the driver of the SUV was driving.

Investigators say they will be out at the scene for at least another two hours.

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