ABC Channel 30 News reported recently that a crash in central Fresno, CA on Sunday, February 21, 2021 that hospitalized a mother and her two children is believed to have been caused by a man who was driving under the influence of alcohol and/or other intoxicants.
According to a news release issued by the Fresno Police Department, the incident took place between 7:50 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) on Sunday, February 21, 2021 along Belmont Avenue near the intersection of Belmont Avenue and Palm Avenue in the central area of Fresno, California. A mother and her twins, three years of age, were stopped on Belmont Avenue behind a dairy truck that was waiting to make a turn southbound onto Palm Avenue.
As they were stopped, a vehicle driven by a man 47 years of age rear-ended the vehicle occupied by the mother and children. All three people in the second car were injured, the mother and one child with moderate injuries while the other child suffered critical injuries. All three were taken to a local hospital, where one child remains in critical condition.
The driver of the vehicle that rear-ended the mother and children was allegedly determined to be intoxicated by a field sobriety test.