Rohit Singh Identified as Male Bicyclist Killed in Fresno Crash on Shaw Avenue and Hayes Avenue

Rohit Singh
Rohit Singh Killed in Bicycle Crash on Shaw and Hayes Avenues in Fresno

Fresno, California (June 28, 2022) – Rohit Singh, 23, has been identified as the bicyclist who was killed in a Thursday night traffic accident involving an SUV in Fresno, authorities said.

The deadly accident happened at about 9:00 p.m., on June 23, on Shaw Avenue and Hayes Avenue.

According to the officials, Singh was riding his bicycle in the area when an SUV struck him in unclear circumstances.

Sadly, Singh sustained fatal injuries in the accident.

Original Story

Fresno, California (June 24, 2022) – A cyclist was killed after a deadly crash on Thursday night in northwest Fresno, according to a California Highway Patrol report.

The collision occurred at around 9:00 p.m. on June 23, at Shaw and Hayes Avenues.

Officials said they found a man lying dead in the junction.

According to the authorities, the driver involved came back to the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

It was not immediately known if speed or alcohol played a role in the accident.

No additional information concerning this incident was provided.

An investigation is ongoing. 

Crash Fatalities in California Went Up in 2021, Early Federal Estimates Show

Newly released estimates by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that fatalities caused by traffic crashes on U.S. freeways reached a 16-year high in 2021.

The crash deaths also increased in almost every state, including California, according to NHTSA.

According to the Early Estimate of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities in 2021 report released by NHTSA, about 42,915 people were killed in traffic collisions in 2021 in the U.S. This shows a 10.5% increase from the 38,828 fatalities reported in 2020.

NHTSA says the projection is the highest number of traffic deaths since 2005 as well as the largest percentage rise in the history of the Fatality Analysis Reporting System.

In California, 4,258 people died in traffic collisions in 2021 – a 10.7 % increase from the 2020s 3,847, as per the NHTSA report titled – “Crash Stats: Early Estimate of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities in 2021.”

According to the traffic deaths estimates, in the two-state region that includes Arizona and California, crash fatalities in 2021 are projected to go up by 10% over the previous year.

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