1 Injured in Fresno Multi-Vehicle Accident on Friant Road and Shepherd Avenue
FRESNO, CA (July 7, 2021) – Tuesday morning, authorities arrestedToney Johnson Jr after a DUI crash on Friant Road and Shepherd Avenue.
The Fresno police came to the scene just before 9:00 a.m. after reports of a vehicle running a red light. The vehicle then crashed into a pair of vehicles on Friant Road and Shepherd avenue. Afterward, the vehicle made a U-turn headed southbound on Friant Road.
According to investigators, some concerned motorists managed to follow the vehicle. After contacting the police, they blocked the suspect’s vehicle on Friant Road and Audobon Drive.
Eventually, the officers detained 57-year-old Toney Johnson Jr. Meanwhile, responders took a victim with minor injuries to an area hospital for treatment.
The investigators confirmed that Johnson was under the influence. Thus, they arrested him on suspicion of felony DUI and hit-and-run.
As a driver, it is your responsibility to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Moreover, driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
Moving Forward in a Multi-Vehicle Accident
According to the US Department of Transportation, there are nearly 300,000 merging accidents every year.
Indeed, common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards. Furthermore, one must remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a multi-vehicle accident.
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Ultimately, we value the trust and respect of our clients. Thus, we want them to know that injuries sustained in an accident often don’t become apparent until months later when it is too late.
Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers says that Fresno accident cases may call for a separate investigation. Moreover, an experienced attorney can spearhead fighting on behalf of the injured party.
If you have been involved in a dangerous multi-vehicle accident, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. Furthermore, we have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your injury case. Let us fight for you, and achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation with a professional.