Woman killed in three-vehicle accident in Fresno County

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A woman is dead and another is in the hospital with major injuries after their two vehicles collided at an intersection in Fresno County.

CHP officers say a driver blew through the stop sign on Clayton near Chestnut and was hit by a car driving on Chestnut around 5 p.m. on Monday.

The woman who ran the stop sign was killed and the other driver is now in the hospital with serious injuries.

"Always drive with caution. Take the time to look both ways. Try to be as safe as possible," said Sgt. Joseph Bianch.

The identity of the driver who was killed has not yet been released.

Officials say it's not clear if alcohol or drugs played a factor in the crash .

The road was closed for several hours this evening as officials investigated but has now reopened.
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