CHP investigating deadly crash in Madera

MADERA, Calif. (KFSN) -- California Highway Patrol investigators say at least one person is dead following a crash in Madera.

It happened on Avenue 17 and Melba Drive around 10 on Saturday night.

Investigators say the driver of a GMC truck was making a right turn onto Avenue 17, when it collided with a Hyundai.

The passenger in the car wasn't wearing a seatbelt and was killed in the collision.

The driver of that car ran off but was later found hiding in a vacant lot and arrested on suspicion of DUI and felony hit-and-run.

The utility truck driver was treated for minor injuries.

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