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Fresno, CA – Women and Grandson Struck By Hit-and-Run Driver

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FRESNO, Calif (December 13, 2021)Fresno police say a woman was crossing a street with her grandson in her arms when she was injured in a hit-and-run crash on Monday night.

Police say a 66-year-old woman was holding her 3-year-old grandson when she used a crosswalk near Blackstone and Minarets avenues around 6:40 p.m.

A bright blue four-door car, traveling between 20 and 25 mph, struck the grandmother and her grandson as they crossed the crosswalk. According to police, the car had a white company label on the driver’s side door and what appeared to be an Uber sticker on the lower right front windshield.

The driver did not stop after the accident and is currently wanted for felony hit-and-run.

Police say the woman is currently in stable condition at the hospital where she was taken. There is no word on whether her grandson was hurt in the crash.


Hit-And-Run Attorney

In hit and run accidents, the accident victim is often left with the financial burden of the accident in addition to the physical pain and emotional suffering caused by the driver who fled the scene. Many people believe that if they are involved in a hit and run accident, they may not be able to recover damages since the driver is unknown.

Nevertheless, if you are injured in a hit-and-run accident, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries. The police may be able to locate the at-fault driver, thus allowing you to file a car accident claim against that individual. If the hit-and-run driver is never located, you may still be able to receive compensation under your uninsured motorist policy.


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You should have UM coverage that covers medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, and other out-of-pocket expenses. You should also be compensated for physical pain, permanent disability, and emotional stress under your UM coverage. Your UM coverage takes the place of the other driver’s insurance.
Torem & Associates can help you file a claim against your insurance provider or against the hit-and-run driver if he is located. For additional information about hit-and-run accident claims or to schedule your free consultation, call our office at (888) 500-5000 or use the contact form on our website.

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. 


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