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Fresno, CA – Police report pedestrian killed in collision with at least one vehicle

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FRESNO, CA – A pedestrian was killed in an accident that Fresno Police are looking into early on Saturday morning. Around 12:40 in the morning, according to the police, they received word of the event and went to the intersection of Belmont and Echo Avenues. When the police arrived, they discovered a female pedestrian who was reportedly in her 50s laying in the road.

According to investigators, the car’s driver stayed at the site and is helping with the probe. The potential that the woman may have been struck by another vehicle prior to this collision and that driver was not there when responding cops arrived is also being investigated.

At this point, it is assumed that the motorist was not impaired by alcohol or drugs. The investigation is still ongoing.

Wrongful Death Lawyer In California

In the United States, approximately 6,000 pedestrians die in traffic-related incidents each year. California accounts for 15 percent of these fatalities. Though our lawmakers have consistently tried to protect pedestrians, they are still victims on a daily basis. Distracted, impaired, and reckless drivers frequently hit pedestrians. Even though we try to keep other motorists safe on the road, we cannot predict whether other motorists will see us.

Accidents involving vehicles can result in serious injuries. Pedestrians are not protected from the force of vehicles, so their chances of being injured are greater in accidents. It is hard to lose a loved one, but it is even more difficult when the loss is caused by an accident that could have been prevented. In cases in which pedestrians die in preventable accidents, California wrongful death attorneys can provide legal guidance.

Fresno Car Accident Lawyers

Those injured in accidents caused by negligent drivers should consult an experienced car accident lawyer in Fresno as soon as possible. When it comes to protecting your rights and obtaining justice after a car accident, a knowledgeable legal team can make all the difference.

Torem & Associates helps clients recover the maximum amount of compensation by pursuing legal claims against at-fault drivers. In order to ensure that accident victims can hold those at fault liable for their injuries, Torem.com provides aggressive legal representation.

Injury victims should receive full and fair compensation for medical treatments, in addition to any other financial hardship they may face moving forward. If you have been injured in an accident that could have been prevented, please contact our California personal injury lawyers at (888) 500-5000.

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 the 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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