January 19, 2017- A pedestrian was killed after he was hit by a big rig, near Selma. The Fresno County semi truck accident took place on Highway 99, at approximately 11 PM.
The California Highway Patrol reported that the man was walking on the side of the State Route 99 freeway. The pedestrian was struck by a tractor-trailer between Manning and Floral avenues.
It is unknown at this time why the victim was walking on the highway. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Issues still remaining to be investigated include determining the speed of the big rig, whether road conditions may have contributed to this accident, and whether the facts of this accident as reported are accurate.