Robert Ellis Arrested Following Deadly DUI Crash on North Blackstone Avenue Near East Terrace Avenue
FRESNO, CA (January 21, 2019) – An early Friday morning crash involving a DUI hit-and-run motorist on North Blackstone Avenue near East Terrace Avenue left one person dead.
Robert Ellis was determined to be the 18-year-old Fresno man driving a pickup truck at a high rate of speed, southbound on Blackstone Avenue. The pickup left the roadway, veered into a parking lot of an auto parts store before it crossed East Terrace Avenue and slammed into a tree.
Ellis was arrested on charges of felony DUI and hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter after his passenger died at Community Regional Medical Center.
The identity of the fatal victim has yet to be released by the Fresno County coroner.
To those mourning this heartbreaking loss, we would like to express our sympathies and thoughts of comfort and courage.
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