Man with Bicycle Struck and Killed in Clovis Accident on Ashlan Avenue
CLOVIS, CA (September 28, 2020) – On Sunday morning, a man riding a bike was struck in on Ashlan Avenue and Willow Avenue in Clovis.
The authorities received a report of a vehicle hitting a pedestrian at 12:57 a.m. According to Lt. Jim Munro, the incident happened on West Ashlan Avenue, just east of Willow Avenue.
When the officers arrived at the scene, they located the unresponsive man.
Reports confirmed that the crash happened while the 55-year-old man pushed a bicycle on the roadway. The driver remained at the scene and helped with the investigation.
Meanwhile, Munro revealed that they later pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene.
As of this time, the authorities haven’t clarified whether alcohol played a role in the crash. Moreover, the officers clarified that the driver was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Due to limited information, the crash remains under active investigation.
Our deepest thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased victim. We at Sweet Lawyers wish them strength and comfort during this difficult time.
What To Do after a Bicycle Accident
In the fatal bicycle accident on Ashlan 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. Also, because we respect our clients, we require no silly “retainer,” or holding fees. If you’re interested in seeking trusted legal support to cover the financial hardships accrued the loss of a loved one, call us.