FRESNO - On Sunday, August 27, 2017 at approximately 8:55 p.m. the suspect vehicle was travelling southbound on Blackstone Avenue from Griffith Way in the number 3 lane of traffic. The victim was a pedestrian walking northbound in the southbound number 3 lane attempting to cross the street (from the west towards the east side) in front of the Carl’s Jr. fast food restaurant.
As the pedestrian was attempting to cross the street the suspect truck struck the victim pedestrian. The suspect truck fled the collision scene southbound on Blackstone Ave to an unknown location. The victim died from injuries sustained from the impact.