Police Arrest Driver for DUI Hit-and-Run Charges after Fatal Madera Crash
MADERA, CA (May 16, 2022) – At least one person died in a DUI hit-and-run crash on Avenue 17 in Madera on Saturday evening, May 14.
The accident happened around 10:00 p.m. at Melba Drive. According to the California Highway Patrol, a GMC pickup truck was making a right turn onto Avenue 17 when it collided with a Hyundai.
As a result, the passenger in the Hyundai died at the scene. The victim was not wearing a seatbelt.
The driver of the Hyundai ran off but was later found hiding in a vacant lot and arrested on suspicion of DUI and felony hit-and-run.
Meanwhile, the utility truck driver was treated for minor injuries.
The California Highway Patrol is still investigating this fatal crash.
We express our sincere condolences to the grieving loved ones of the victim.
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