Man Dead in Fresno Pedestrian Accident on Fresno Street and Belmont Avenue
FRESNO, CA (November 5, 2020) – Wednesday morning, a hit-and-run crash on Fresno Street and Belmont Avenue killed a man in Fresno.
According to Fresno Police, the incident occurred at around 5:30 a.m.
Officers revealed that the man fell into the roadway while standing in the median on Belmont Avenue. An eastbound SUV struck the man and drove off.
Some witnesses attempted to help the man but a second vehicle approached. Witnesses move out of the road and the man was struck again. Meanwhile, the vehicle and drove off to east Belmont Avenue.
Responders rushed the man to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead from severe injuries.
Authorities are actively looking for the two drivers involved. Police said that the drivers could face felony hit-and-run.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim. Our thoughts are with them during this difficult time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in California
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Moreover, common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances and street corners, but even freeways as well.
“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.
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