Three vehicle traffic collision leaves one dead, CHP says

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One man is dead following a suspected DUI three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Elm & East American Avenue.

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- A man is dead after a chain-reaction crash caused by a suspected DUI driver.

The wreck happened just after 4 o'clock this afternoon near Elm and American Avenues.

The California Highway Patrol says a silver sedan on Elm drifted into oncoming traffic for an unknown reason, hitting another car.

The driver of the second car was taken to the hospital where he died.

A third vehicle swerved to avoid the collision but crashed into a ditch. That driver had minor injuries.

Officers arrested the driver of the silver sedan - who will be booked into jail after receiving medical treatment.

Stay with ABC30 for the latest details on this developing story.