1 Dead in Fresno Pedestrian Crash on Clinton Avenue
FRESNO, CA (July 27, 2020) – Late Saturday night, a person died in a hit-and-run accident on Clinton Avenue in central Fresno.
The officers responded to the vehicle and pedestrian crash at about 10:50 p.m. on Clinton Avenue and Crystal Avenue. When they arrived, they located an unconscious male.
According to the police, the identity of the victim hasn’t been released. Meanwhile, the suspect of this incident is “currently outstanding.”
Due to limited information, the authorities continue to investigate the fatal crash.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved family and friends of the victim of the pedestrian accident on Clinton Avenue. We at Sweet Lawyers wish them strength and comfort during this difficult time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in California
In 2017, 5,977 pedestrians died in traffic crashes in the United States.
On average, a pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes in traffic crashes. That is more than 16 people a day, almost 115 people a week.
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. But the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If you have lost a family member in a tragic auto accident, reach out to our team of seasoned and highly qualified wrongful death lawyers. During this time, there are many questions and legal decisions that need to be made. Furthermore, our litigators at the Sweet Lawyers understand your situation. We can help provide you with unmatched legal representation. Moreover, our goal is to help the families of victims acquire justice and the maximum settlement. For more details, call our hotline today at (800) 674 7852.