1 Dead in Visalia Pedestrian Accident on Highway 198 near Court Street
VISALIA, CA (June 6, 2023) – Sunday night, a horrific pedestrian crash on Highway 198 near Court Street involved James Martinez.
The crash occurred at around 8:30 p.m. on Highway 198 near Court Street.
According to officers, they received reports of a man stumbling on the road. Then, before the authorities arrive at the scene, driver Martinez of Exeter struck the man.
As a result, the pedestrian succumbed to injuries at the scene.
Meanwhile, CHP confirmed that Martinez wasn’t at fault for the crash. However, they determined that he was under the influence of alcohol during the incident.
Thus, authorities arrested him for DUI. Also, the authorities haven’t disclosed the identity of the deceased due to pending family notification.
At this time, the circumstances that led to the crash remained unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be notified.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers send our condolences to the loved ones grieving the death of the victim.
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“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
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