FRESNO, CA (June 27, 2020) – Jesus Gonzalez, 25, and three others were injured in a crash on North Friant Road near Old Friant Road.
Just after 4 p.m., Gonzalez was traveling north on North Friant Road when for unknown reasons he lost control of the car and swerved into the southbound lanes and collided with another car. Gonzalez’s car then flipped over.
Gonzalez was pronounced dead at the scene. He had not been wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. Three passengers in the vehicle, two juveniles and one adult, sustained injuries and were transported to Community Regional Medical Center.
The man driving the other vehicle, 25-year-old Rosalio Galindo, initially left the scene but later returned. He had been driving without a license and was arrested for felony hit and run.
Authorities are investigating if alcohol or drugs were factors in the fatal crash.