Mother and Twins Hospitalized, Ray Anthony Pittman Arrested in Fresno DUI Crash on Belmont and Palm Avenue
FRESNO, CA (February 22, 2021) – Sunday night, a mom and two twin toddlers were injured in a DUI crash on Palm Avenue involving a semi-truck.
According to authorities, the incident happened at around 8:00 p.m. Apparently, a semi-truck attempted to make a southbound turn from Belmont Avenue to Palm Avenue.
Meanwhile, a black sedan following the semi-truck slowed down, when an SUV behind it rear-ended the vehicle.
Reports revealed that the force of the crash pushed the sedan to rear-end the semi-trailer in front.
Moreover, responders transported the occupants of the sedan, a mother and her 18-month-old twins, to Community Regional Medical Center.
It is unknown if the big rig driver sustained injuries in the Fresno accident.
Furthermore, authorities arrested the SUV driver on suspicion of driving under the influence. Police later identified him as Ray Anthony Pittman, 47.
One of the twins, a 3-year-old boy, remains in critical condition at the hospital.
The Importance of Responsible Driving
May this be a reminder to all drivers that operating a vehicle is a responsibility that should not be taken lightly. Put all distractions away, be careful around other travelers, and keep a safe distance from other vehicles around you. Above all, never drink and drive.
The most valuable step you can take in response to a DUI crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers, an attorney practicing for over 40 years.
Distinguished personal injury assistance and guidance can be found with the Sweet Lawyers. For over 40 years ago, we’ve assisted families in need of legal care following traumatic accidents. From crashes to wrongful death, we’ve settled a myriad of lawsuits that have helped secure the futures of impacted families. Thus, if you refuse to settle and would like to take legal action against a reckless driver, call (800) 674 7852. Ultimately, we believe you deserve the best legal representation and proper compensation for your pain and suffering. Our team is here for you and your family during this difficult time in your lives. You are not alone, let us guide you through the next steps.