FRESNO, CA (November 11, 2019) – Xavier Olivares, 20, was killed in a DUI-involved crash on Highway 180, near Highway 41.
Just before 10 p.m., Olivares crashed his vehicle into the center median as he was traveling eastbound on Highway 180. When he exited his vehicle to assess the damage, he was hit by a woman driving a sedan.
Olivares was pronounced dead at the scene. Police stated that the woman who hit him was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the deadly crash.
Shortly after the initial collision, at least two other cars collided while attempting to avoid the crash site.
Traffic was detoured to Highway 41 while the scene was cleaned and investigated.