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1 hospitalized after crash involving semi-trucks in downtown Fresno

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

Thursday, May 16, 2024 5:31AM

A crash involving multiple semi-trucks has shut down part of Highway 99 in Fresno on Wednesday.

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Traffic is flowing again through downtown Fresno following a collision involving multiple semi trucks.

The crash forced a portion of northbound 99 to shut down for several hours.

It happened before 5pm on the 99, just north of Highway 41.

The California Highway Patrol says two big rigs and a Ford F-250 utility truck were involved in the collision.

The pickup driver had to be extricated from the truck.

He was taken to the hospital.

At last check, he is in critical condition.

Authorities have not released what led up to the crash.

Stay with Action News for the latest updates on this developing story.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.