Deadly Car Accident: A 9 Year Old and A Man Are Killed In Fresno - KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News Source

Deadly Car Accident: A 9 Year Old and A Man Are Killed In Fresno County


A 9 year-old and a man are dead after two cars a horrific car crash in Fresno County. The accident happened at the intersection of Belmont and Monroe which is just west of Fresno.

Four other people were also hurt, including the younger brothers of the 9 year-old.

Investigators say the accident happened around 5:30pm Wednesday. Officers say a Pontiac Grand–Am and a Chevy Tahoe crashed into each other. According to investigators, the driver of the Pontiac did not stop at a sign, hitting the Tahoe, which did not have a stop sign.

Both cars ended up in a vineyard.

The Pontiac caught fire and people who saw the accident helped put the fire out. Officers say the driver of the Pontiac was already dead. There was only one person inside the Pontiac.

Inside the Tahoe were five people, the 9 year-old that was killed right away and four others. Two of the people were pinned inside the SUV. The brothers of the child that was killed were able to get out of the Tahoe. All four were taken to CRMC with injuries.

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