1 killed in fiery multi-vehicle crash in downtown Fresno

One of the vehicles went down an embankment, where it crashed into a tree and started a grass fire.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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Crews are investigating the cause of a deadly crash that killed one person in Downtown Fresno.

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Crews are investigating the cause of a deadly crash that killed one person in Downtown Fresno.

It happened Monday afternoon in the area of Highway 41 and O Street.

According to the California Highway Patrol, two vehicles were involved.

One went down into the embankment crashing into a palm tree, which caused it to erupt into flames and spark a vegetation fire.

Fire crews say the driver died at the scene.

Officers added a third vehicle might have been involved.