Fatal Bicycle Accident Polk Avenue, Fairmont Avenue in Fresno

 Fatal Bicycle Accident Polk Avenue, Fairmont Avenue; Driver Arrested DUI

Driver Arrested DUI Crash Polk Avenue in Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (Feb. 27, 2024) – A fatal bicycle accident on Polk Avenue involving a suspected DUI driver left a woman in her 30s dead Monday night in Fresno.

The deadly crash occurred just after 10 p.m. on Feb. 26th, according to the Fresno Police Department.

Police and paramedics responded to the intersection and located the female bicyclist with major injuries in the roadway, Your Central Valley News reports.

Despite efforts to save her life, the woman died at the crash scene.

Investigators determined the woman was riding her bicycle northbound on Polk Avenue. Witnesses told authorities she allegedly made a sudden left turn into the path of a small SUV. The driver of the SUV was unable to avoid hitting her, police said.

Meanwhile, detectives questioned the driver at the crash scene and subsequently arrested the motorist on suspicion of driving under the influence.

The investigation into the fatal bicycle accident on Polk Avenue continues.


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