Norberto Vidales Fatally Struck by Suspected DUI Driver on Manning Avenue
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Sunday, December 30th
January 1, 2019 – A deadly pedestrian accident occurred Sunday morning on Manning Avenue near Leonard Avenue, according to the Fresno Bee.
The Fresno County Coroner’s Office identified the fatal victim as 27-year-old Norberto Vidales, of Reedley.
Preliminary investigation revealed Vidales was walking on the Manning around 3:44 a.m. when he was struck by a passing eastbound 2004 Honda Accord. The collision resulted in deadly injuries to Vidales, who was sadly pronounced deceased at the location.
Suspected DUI Driver Richard Flores Arrested After Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Selma
Officials later identified the driver involved as 30-year-old Richard Flores, of Selma. As per the article, Flores was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.
Further investigation on the case is underway.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.