Tow Truck Driver Killed in Fresno, CA, Accident on Highway 99
Fresno, CA -- May 15, 2017, the driver of a tow truck was killed following an accident where he was struck by a vehicle while responding to a call.
California State Police investigators received emergency calls for several collisions that reportedly occurred at the on-ramp from Jensen Avenue to Highway 99. This happened around 10:00 p.m.
Due to the collisions, the victim was called to tow one of the vehicle off of the ramp. As he was securing a white sedan, another vehicle somehow failed to see the driver in the roadway and struck him.
The truck driver suffered fatal injuries in the collision. It's unclear if the driver that hit him remained at the scene.
Police did not release identifying information or any charges or citations being considered, if any. No further details are available.
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