Fresno, CA – Carlos Garcia Killed in Pedestrian Accident at Blackstone Ave & Griffith Way
Fresno, CA (October 9, 2021) – A fatal pedestrian crash took the life of Carlos Garcia, 57, on the evening of Friday, October 8. Police say Garcia was hit by a car near the intersection of Blackstone Avenue and Griffith Way and fatally injured.
Despite life-saving measures performed by paramedics at the crash scene and later at the hospital, Garcia succumbed to his injuries and passed away. The driver involved, only identified as a woman in her 30s, cooperated with police and rendered aid at the site of the collision.
Preliminary investigations show that the victim was walking in a crosswalk at the time of the wreck. Police in Fresno continue their investigations into the details of the fatal crash.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Carlos Garcia at this time. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this fatal traffic accident in Fresno.
Pedestrian Collisions in Fresno
Pedestrian collisions in Fresno and the surrounding areas are, sadly, a common occurrence. With a high population and tourist rate comes an even higher rate and risk of traffic accidents. If you or someone you love has been hit by a car, truck, or another type of vehicle while walking on the sidewalk or crossing a roadway in Fresno, you may have suffered serious injuries. In these types of accidents, lacerations and head injuries are especially common. Sometimes, pedestrian collisions may even result in permanent injury, disability, or death for injured victims.
The sooner you are able to contact a pedestrian crash attorney in Fresno after your or your loved one’s accident, the better. At The law offices of Torem & Associates, many attorneys on our team specialize in pedestrian accident injuries and compensation. This enables our Fresno personal injury lawyers to provide our clients with a rapid response and immediately begin providing them with the legal assistance they need and deserve.
Our attorneys can help you:
- Gather necessary evidence for proof of liability in the crash
- Locate compassionate and caring doctors and medical staff
- Negotiate with insurance companies in order to protect your interests and legal rights
- Cover your medical bills/crash-related expenses
- Avoid financial difficulty and lost wages
- Recover just financial compensation for your injuries/incurred losses
Wrongful Death Lawyers in Fresno
In especially severe pedestrian accidents caused by negligence, victims may lose their lives due to the severity of their injuries. Surviving family members are often left with outstanding medical bills and emotional pain and suffering. The lawyers at Torem & Associates know that a wrongful death claim is more than just a lawsuit. The senseless and sudden death of a beloved family member impacts the family in so many ways, and no settlement, jury verdict, or wrongful death claim can ever replace the loss that family feels each and every day.
Get the legal assistance you need right away by speaking to our Fresno wrongful death lawyers at Torem & Associates. Contact our firm at (888) 500-5000. Our team is available to meet with you and discuss legal options available to help you recover.
Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts. These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Fresno. For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers. If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.
Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community. We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Fresno and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene.Categories: