Shawn Milton Killed, 2 Injured in Crash at Kings Canyon Road and Maple Avenue
Gustavo Blanco Runs Red Light, Arrested for DUI in Fatal Fresno Accident
Fresno, CA (July 20, 2019) – A driver ran a red light in Fresno, causing a crash that killed one person and injured himself and another person. The fatal accident occurred on the evening of July 20 at Kings Canyon Road and Maple Avenue.
Gustavo Blanco, 31, was headed west on Kings Canyon. He was speeding at about 70 to 80 miles per hour when he ran a red light and T-boned a car in the intersection. The impact sent the other vehicle halfway down the block.
Dozens of witnesses offered assistance to the occupants of the vehicles. The driver of the car that was hit, Shawn Milton, 40, died at the accident scene. His passenger and Blanco were rushed to a local hospital. Blanco was arrested and charged with DUI and vehicular manslaughter, both felonies.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Shawn Milton.
Nadrich & Cohen is an active donor and supporter of several local MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) chapters throughout California.