George Campos Dead in Southeast Fresno Bicycle Crash on Cedar Avenue
FRESNO, CA (November 15, 2020) – Friday afternoon, a bicyclist named George Campos died in an accident on Cedar Avenue and North Avenue.
The authorities received the report of a traffic crash at about 5:22 p.m. on Cedar Avenue and North Avenue.
Upon the officers’ arrival, they found an adult male in his 60s at the scene.
Initial reports revealed that the victim headed west on North Avenue around the railroad tracks, west of Golden State Boulevard.
Then, as the railroad crossing arms went down and began flashing red, a white Yukon driver failed to follow the railroad crossing light and continued west. When the driver saw the bicyclist, he failed to stop or slow down.
As a result, the speeding driver hit the victim and went west out of the area.
Meanwhile, EMS declared Mr. Campos dead due to multiple blunt force injuries.
At this time, the authorities are still searching for the white GMC Yukon driver that struck and killed George Campos. According to them, the vehicle possibly has major front end damage.
Furthermore, the authorities urged anyone with information about the crash to call the Fresno Police Department at 621-7000. Moreover, they can contact Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at 498-STOP.
To the family and friends of George Campos, our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow. May you be comforted and find peace during this time.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim after Accident
In the fatal bicycle accident on Cedar Avenue and North Avenue, the family of the victim must become aware of their rights under the law.
Those closest to the victim may have the right to seek compensation for their loss; some common examples where this could be used is in funeral expenses, medical bills, and what is called “loss of consortium.”
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family with the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If a loved one died in a bicycle accident due to a reckless driver, do not hesitate to file a claim. To begin your wrongful death claim, call Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. Our goal is to remain on your side throughout your legal battle and grant you and your family the settlement you deserve. Moreover, we single ourselves out from other personal injury law firms by providing personalized guidance and aggressive representation. Thus, for more information, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional in your area.