Ashlan Avenue Accident Kills 50-Year-Old Woman
Fresno, CA (July 14, 2022) – On Thursday morning, 50-year-old Raquel Sigarroa of Fresno sustained fatal injuries in a pedestrian accident on Blackstone Avenue.
The fatal accident took place just after midnight in the area of Ashlan Avenue.
Officers say Raquel Sigarroa stepped out into traffic at the center median, into the path of a pick-up truck.
They say the driver was not able to avoid and struck her.
Sadly, Raquel Sigarroa died at the accident scene.
Moreover, the driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.
The authorities are still investigating the Ashlan Avenue accident.
Sweet Lawyers send our condolences to the family of Raquel Sigarroa. May you find peace and strength in this time of grief.
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Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It is certain that it would take a lot of time to recover from this loss.
However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.
Additionally, that is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make in an accident like the Ashlan Avenue accident.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person that died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses;
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership);
- Children of the deceased
- Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased
- Personal representatives
- These people can differ from state to state.
To the family of Raquel Sigarroa, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you with your case on behalf of your departed loved one.
Furthermore, with 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle a wrongful death lawsuit in a fatal crash and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you during your legal battle.