Big Rig Truck, Car Crash American and Fowler Avenues
FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (March 5, 2020) —Karen Ward, 68, died in a crash between a blue semi-tractor trailer truck and a white Ford Thursday at American and Fowler avenues in Fresno County.
The fatal crash took place about 8:30 a.m. at the Fresno intersection, according to the California Highway Patrol.
CHP officers and paramedics responded to the scene to help those involved. Karen Ward was a passenger in the car driven by her husband Douglas Ward, 71. Police say he drove through a stop sign at the intersection and collided with the truck driven by Justo Cantu Jr., 45, of Del Rey. Police say that the truck driver had the right of way, but was not licensed to drive a commercial vehicle and he could be charged.
Both vehicles were removed from the scene by tow trucks and police are investigating the cause.
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