Fresno police Friday identified Daniel Ventura as the driver arrested in a fatal hit-and-run crash Thursday night at Elm and North avenues in southwest Fresno, where a man died from injuries he received after a he was hit by a car.
At the scene, Lt. Stephen Viveros said police were called to Elm and North avenues and found a man, in his late 40s or early 50s, on the street. He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center where he died from his injuries.
Police used surveillance video from a nearby market, hoping it could lead to more clues,. The person who made the call was also questioned.
Viveros said the man was hit around 6:30 p.m. The streets were dark and traffic was heavy. Police did not provide additional details about Ventura’s arrest.