Father and Son Killed in Fresno Car Crash at North Avenue and Marks Avenue
Fresno, California (May 2, 2021) – A father and his 8-year-old son were killed in a two-vehicle collision at an intersection in Fresno on Saturday night.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the area of North and Marks Avenues.
A male truck driver allegedly failed to stop at a red light and crashed into a second vehicle. The truck burst into flames after the crash.
The police said there was a couple, an 8-year-old boy and siblings aged between 4 and 13 inside the car.
The father and his 8-year-old boy were ejected from the car and were pronounced dead at the scene. The condition of the other occupants of the car was not established.
The truck driver and a 10-month-old baby who was inside the truck were unhurt.
The CHP suspected the truck driver was under the influence when the crash occurred.
More details about the accident were not provided.
The accident remains under investigation.