Several news outlets, including Yahoo! News and ABC Channel 30 News, reported recently that a woman from Parlier, California is in police custody after allegedly causing a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident while intoxicated in Selma, CA on the morning of Monday, March 29, 2021.
According to officials with the Selma Police Department, the accident was reported between 1:00 a.m. and 1:15 a.m.Pacific Standard Time on Monday, March 29, 2021 near the intersection of Floral Avenue and A Street in Selma, a central California town southeast of Fresno. A woman from Parlier, CA, 26 years of age, was arrested after being accused of causing a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident that resulted in a fatality while allegedly being under the influence of alcohol. Police allege the woman crashed into a Chevy Tahoe with her Honda Accord and then fled the scene; they found her vehicle near Floral Avenue and E Street and observed her running away from her car.
While searching the vehicle, police found a male passenger in the back seat, unconscious and suffering from major injuries. He was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to the injuries he sustained in the accident.
Our condolences to the victim’s family. We hope the police will investigate this matter thoroughly and the responsible driver brought to justice.