Off-duty Fresno police officer involved in serious accident

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Off-duty Fresno police officer involved in serious car accident at 180 Freeway and Bethel Ave in Fresno county. Fresno Police said at 9:45 am, Fresno Police Officer Eloy Escareno was off duty and driving his personal vehicle to church. His wife, their son and a niece and nephew were also in the vehicle as passengers.  

Police said Escareno was preparing to turn Westbound onto Freeway 180 from Bethel Avenue, when a vehicle traveling westbound struck the driver’s side door of Eloy’s car.

Eloy and his wife received serious injuries. Eloy was airlifted to CRMC and his wife was transported by ambulance. The three children were taken to the hospital but are in good condition.  

Eloy and his wife are listed in critical condition.  

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