Person Struck by Vehicles on Cedar Avenue
Fresno, CA (December 24, 2021) – On Thursday, an older white male pedestrian was fatally struck on Cedar Avenue.
The officers received the crash report at around 6:45 p.m. at the intersection with Dakota Avenue.
When the authorities arrived at the crash scene, they discovered that the victim was struck by multiple vehicles.
Investigators said the pedestrian was at fault in this fatal collision. Witnesses saw him walking on the side of the street and trying to cross it where he was not supposed to.
Moreover, the drivers involved in the crash remained at the scene. Officers are still investigating this fatal crash.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the deceased. May you find courage during this painful time.
What To Do in Case of Fatal Accident
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in a traffic accident is beyond horrible.
More so, if it is a wrongful death case. In those kinds of situations, it is best that you consult a legal expert.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on the bereaved can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations and only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid and the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit. Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.
So, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers, and we will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.
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