On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, a police chase ended in fatality, in northwest Fresno. The multi-vehicle collision took place on Bullard Avenue, at about 11:00 PM.
Fresno County sheriff’s deputies attempted to pull over Eric Deshaun Willis, for speeding, at Bullard and Palm avenues.
Willis fled the scene, headed west on Bullard, and officers gave chase. The car ran a red light at the intersection of Bullard and West avenues.
The automobile collided with a red minivan that was traveling eastbound. The suspect’s vehicle then spun out and smashed into two more cars. It then crashed into road signs and came to a stop after hitting a pole.
Willis died at the scene.
Other injuries are unknown at this time.