Fresno, CA – Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Crash with DUI Driver on Herndon and Hayes Avenues
Fresno, CA (August 10, 2018) – A 47-year-old man was seriously injured after a vehicle struck his motorcycle at the intersection of Herndon Avenue and Hayes Avenue on Friday evening in Fresno, according to a local and dependable news source. The injurious crash was reported to have taken place at around 7:35 p.m.
The news article reported that the victim was struck by a Honda Fit while he was riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle northbound on Hayes Avenue. Medical personnel was quick to arrive on the scene to provide aid to the victim whose motorcycle was destroyed due to the impact of the crash. The victim was rushed to a local hospital with severe although non-life-threatening injuries. It was reported that that the victim suffered several broken bones and a separated shoulder.
The driver of the Honda Fit was immediately identified as Guadalupe Verdugo, 33, who ran through the red light at the intersection and triggered the collision. Verdugo sustained no injuries during the accident and was suspected to be intoxicated. He was booked into Fresno County Jail on suspicion of felony DUI.
The name and current condition of the victim are not known at this time. Authorities are currently going over all the details pertaining to the events that led to this accident.
We offer our sincerest sympathies to the injured victim as we warmly wish for his full recovery.
Fresno Motorcycle Accident DUI Crash
The DUI driver has been arrested and will likely be held accountable for the damages. Once it has been conclusively determined that the DUI driver caused this collision, the victim will be provided grounds for a serious personal injury claim. However, the choice to file a claim for compensation is a personal matter that only the victim can decide.
We at Brady Law Group are vehemently dedicated to holding negligent and criminal drivers liable for the pain and devastation they cause. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident or other kind of collision because of a DUI driver, please call us at (866) 211-2562 for a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys today.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.