Police Pursuit Ends in Accident

Traffic Collision at Highway 168 and Shaw Avenue

Four people sustained injuries as the result of a police pursuit in Fresno on Thursday morning. 

The accident took place at 2:30 a.m. within the area of Highway 168 and Shaw Avenue.

According to CHP, the driver of an SUV was attempting to escape police when they exited the highway and took streets. 

The driver ended up losing control due to the high rate of speed and took out a fence and business sign as a result. 

Both the driver and passenger sustained minor injuries and were also taken into custody. 

Additionally, two occupants of a second involved vehicle suffered minor injuries. 

The crash remains under investigation. 

Tips for after accident procedures:

  • Always stop at the scene 
  • Call 911 if there are any injuries 
  • Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
  • Exchange information with others involved and document everything 
  • Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault

If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.

Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident. 

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