7 Hurt in Suspected DUI Accident in East Central Fresno

On Friday, a suspected DUI crash injured several individuals in east central Fresno, California. The accident, which occurred around 4 pm near Willow and Olive Avenues, involved four vehicles. Authorities from the Fresno police department believe a speeding man ignored a red light at the intersection triggering the pile-up. The resulting collision caused a chain reaction with seven people having to be taken to hospital for injuries sustained. Initial reports suggested that five people were critically hurt, but it is now expected that all will recover. Investigators have indicated their belief that the driver who caused the accident was under the influence of alcohol. He is due to be interned at the Fresno County Jail once he recovers from his hospital stay. Be sure to follow Action News for the latest updates on this ongoing investigation.

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