Fresno, CA – Pedestrian Dies after Brutal Accident along Highway 41 near Floral Avenue
Fresno, CA (July 16, 2018) – Local law enforcement reported that an accident resulting in the death of a pedestrian took place along Highway 41, in the vicinity of Floral Avenue. The incident occurred at approximately 10:00 PM at night on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash at this time.
As per the police reports, the unidentified person had been in the area of Floral Avenue and was struck by an oncoming vehicle for indeterminate reasons. Afterward, first responders arrived at the scene of the collision and confirmed the pedestrian had died.
Officials have not clarified if the motorist remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence begins to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the family and friends of the pedestrian during this difficult time.
Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect the vehicle 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. Authorities have not specified if the driver will be held liable for the crash.
By law, drivers are expected to decrease speed and give the right of way to pedestrians in marked and unmarked crossing zones.
In the case of a traffic accident resulting in fatalities, the families of the victims will have the legal rights 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.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
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.