Fresno, CA – Pedestrian Dies after Fatal Accident along Highway 41 near Dinuba Avenue
Fresno, CA (July 16, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a fatal accident involving a pedestrian took place along Highway 41 in the vicinity of Dinuba Avenue. The incident occurred at some time in the evening on Sunday, July 15, 2018. As of today, authorities have identified the deceased victim as 27-year old Dana Colson and the motorist involved as 55-year old Ray Gomez Jr.
Based on the report, Gomez had been driving an unidentified vehicle along Highway 41 when, for indeterminate reasons, he plowed into Colson. After the impact, the woman could not get to her feet in time, and several more oncoming vehicles slammed into her near Dinuba. First responders arrived at the scene and declared that Colson had succumbed to severe trauma and died.
Simultaneously, Gomez and the drivers of the other vehicles remained at the crash site.
Authorities have confirmed that this area along 41 and Dinuba does not have street lights. As of now, the investigation is ongoing.
We extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of Ms. Dana Colson during this difficult and tragic time.
Fresno Wrongful Death Lawyer
Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect the vehicles involved in the accident for mechanical issues or system failure. Officials will also consider if drunk driving, drug abuse, negligence, distracted driving, or reckless behavior played any part in the events leading up to the crash.
Once the final results of the case have been released, the family members of Ms. Colson will have the legal right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, funeral expenses, and tragic loss.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
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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 to all those involved in the accident.