Ming Lee Killed in Fresno County Pedestrian Accident on Friant Road
FRESNO COUNTY, CA (February 7, 2021) – On Saturday, pedestrian Ming Lee, 38, died in a hit-and-run crash on Friant Road near Merrill Avenue.
According to California Highway Patrol, the incident on Friant Road near Merrill Avenue occurred at around 7:00 a.m.
Meanwhile, reports revealed that a 38-year-old man was walking northbound on the paved shoulder of Friant Road. Then, a northbound vehicle veered from the traffic lane into the right shoulder, striking the pedestrian.
As a result, responders pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
Even so, the driver who struck and killed the victim fled the scene.
Also, authorities said that it is still unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the fatal crash.
The incident is under investigation. Additionally, officers have yet to provide a description of the suspect’s car.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Ming Lee. 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 intersections, sidewalks, and street corners.
“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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