Driver Arrested after Fresno Hit-and-Run Accident on Highway 168 near Highway 180
FRESNO, CA (September 20, 2021) — Officials arrested a driver after a hit-and-run crash on Highway 168 on Wednesday, September 15.
California Highway Patrol said the incident involving a 21-year-old driver occurred on Highway 168 near Highway 180.
Officers said the 21-year-old crashed into the back of a firetruck and then left the area. They were later able to apprehend the driver at their home. They now face hit-and-run charges.
The circumstances and the cause of the incident are still not determined.
Police did not release any other information at this time. However, the crash remains under investigation.
CHP advises drivers who encounter an emergency vehicle with flashing lights to slow down or change lanes if possible.
When you are driving, make sure to pay attention to your surroundings and look out for other vehicles. Avoid distractions while you’re behind the wheel and follow traffic rules. By driving safely, you can prevent dangerous accidents on the road.
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