2 Dead in Fresno Auto Accident on Barstow Avenue and Contessa Avenue
FRESNO, CA (April 24, 2022) – Saturday morning, two men died in a single-vehicle crash on Barstow Avenue and Contessa Avenue.
The crash occurred at 12:30 a.m. on West Barstow Avenue and North Contessa Avenue near Island Water Park.
According to reports, a dark-colored Jeep driving north on Barstow near Contessa hit a power pole. As a result, it knocked out power to the area.
When the officers arrived, they located the Jeep in the middle of the roadway with major damage.
Also, the crash ejected four people in the process. Moreover, officers located two men in a nearby dirt field and declared them dead at the scene. Meanwhile, officers found another man in the area who remained conscious and breathing. Responders took him to a hospital in unknown condition.
Moreover, officers continue to search for another man and they also consider alcohol and speed as factors in the crash.
Meanwhile, the power outage affected about 1,500 PG&E customers.
Furthermore, the crash shut down Barstow Avenue, north of Contessa Avenue for several hours during the investigation.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim of the crash on Barstow Avenue and Contessa Avenue.
Moving Forward after a Tragic Loss in a Crash
While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
The family of the victim must become aware that they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. This may be the most beneficial step towards recovery.
Filing a claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to the deceased,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you lost someone you love in a similar Fresno auto accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you get through this. With our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being, while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.