Pedestrian Michael Martinez Struck and Killed in Fresno Hit-And-Run
Fresno, CA (October 18, 2020) – On Friday, 48-year-old Michael Martinez of Fresno died in a hit-and-run crash on First Street and Ashlan Avenue.
The fatal accident took place before 8 p.m. in central Fresno.
When officers arrived, they found the victim lying in the road about a mile south of the Fashion Fair mall.
The authorities pronounced him dead at the scene.
Furthermore, the investigating officer said the victim was crossing the intersection, when a vehicle traveling north on First Street struck him.
Police continue to search for the suspected driver who may have been in a red truck.
Additionally, authorities ask that you please contact the Fresno Police Department if you have further details about the crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our condolences to the family and friends of Michael Martinez.
Who Can the Bereaved Turn to?
It is clear now more than ever that one person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other individuals. This is quite common in pedestrian accidents that result in death.
The family of the victim is likely entitled to significant compensation via a wrongful death claim.
This would be the initial step towards recovering from the death of a family member.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers offers compassionate and effective legal representation to families everywhere. We’re legal advocates seeking truth and justice. Our law group is well-versed in the justice system. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to grieve and rehabilitate, while we determine the ideal approach to getting you a satisfying settlement to cover the financial tolls of this loss. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today while there’s still time. You can also reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by online chat, text message, and email.