Fresno, CA – Marylou Lujan Caballero Killed in Pedestrian Collision on Herndon Ave near Milburn Ave
Fresno, CA (November 14, 2021) – A vehicle fatally struck a woman identified as Marylou Lujan Caballero, 53, on a roadway in Fresno on Thursday, November 11, shortly before 6:00 a.m.
According to authorities in Fresno, the incident occurred at the intersection of Herndon Avenue and Milburn Avenue in front of a GB3 gym. A vehicle traveling west on Herndon struck Caballero for reasons still under police investigation at this time.
Caballero was declared deceased on-site after having suffered major injuries, officials said. The driver called 911 and cooperated with police at the scene. Currently, no further details have been made available concerning the circumstances of the accident.
Police in Fresno continue to investigate. We would like to offer our sincere sympathies to the family of Marylou Lujan Caballero.
California Pedestrian Collisions
Pedestrian accidents claim the lives of thousands of people every year in the United States. A large percentage of victims end up losing their lives in these preventable accidents right here in our state. In fact, over 900 people end up passing away as a result of injuries sustained in pedestrian accidents in California each year. In many cases, victims end up losing their lives in accidents due to drivers who are distracted, impaired, or acting negligently while operating their vehicles.
California accident attorneys at Torem & Associates have nearly 40-years of experience providing trusted and effective legal representation to families throughout California who have lost loved ones in preventable accidents due to the negligence of others. Although it can seem as though no amount of money can even alleviate the overwhelming pain and suffering families endure after a tragic loss, having compensation available to cover the costs of funeral services and the financial burdens families endure from lost wages can help grieving families move forward.
Any vehicle collision has the potential to cause catastrophic injuries for those involved. Pedestrians involved in car accidents are at a heightened risk of suffering injuries given the fact that they are unprotected against the force of vehicles.
Pedestrian Accident Lawyers in Fresno
The pedestrian accident lawyers in Fresno at Torem & Associates have extensive experience helping families recover after losing loved ones in preventable accidents. Unlike other types of personal injury lawsuits, wrongful death claims are filed in civil court by surviving relatives to recover compensation to alleviate the costs of funeral arrangements, recover lost wages, and obtain compensation for various other economic and non-economic losses.
Although losing a loved one is challenging under any circumstance, knowing that your loved one lost their life in an accident that could have been prevented just makes the situation even more devastating. When victims lose their lives in preventable pedestrian accidents, their families can contact a wrongful death attorney in Fresno for legal guidance.
If your loved one lost their life in a preventable accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in Fresno at (888) 500-5000 to 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.
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