Multi-Vehicle Collision near Highway 99 Leaves One Man Injured
FRESNO, CA (August 2, 2022) – Friday morning, a seven-vehicle crash on Clovis Avenue left one man injured.
The incident happened on July 29th, when a sweeper truck driver fell asleep behind the wheel. According to reports, the truck driver failed to stop at a red light and rear-ended a van. The truck continued driving and hit a power pole, bringing it down onto the road.
Another driver came up on the accident tried to avoid the accident and ended up driving into the downed wires. This brought a second utility pole down on four more vehicles. A total of seven vehicles were involved in the crash.
As a result of the collision, the driver of the sweeper truck suffered injuries. Authorities did not report any other injuries. Further investigations are still underway.
Thousands of automobile collisions each year result from driver fatigue. It is important not to place yourself in a situation that involves driving when you feel tired and sleepy. If you feel it is unsafe to drive, call a friend or an Uber/Lyft to pick you up to avoid causing or increasing the risk of accidents, like the seven-vehicle crash on Clovis Avenue.
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