Fatal Accident on Shields Avenue Kills Motorcycle Rider Jacob Fuentes
Fresno, CA (August 1, 2020) – Fresno police are searching for the driver who killed Jacob Fuentes in a hit-and-crash on Shields Avenue on Thursday.
The fatal accident happened at around 10:30 PM on July 30.
Investigators said a BMW driver was traveling northbound on Del Mar Avenue when he struck the 28-year-old motorcycle rider.
Meanwhile, the suspect driver immediately fled the scene after parking his car on Del Mar Avenue.
Moreover, authorities investigated the accident scene for several hours overnight. However, they have not released any description of the suspect as of yet.
Friends and family remember Fuentes as a man with a good heart, who was a hard worker.
Angela Martinez kickstarted a Gofundme in order to raise money for Jacob’s memorial expenses. Please consider donating to the cause.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our condolences to the bereaved of Jacob Fuentes. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
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