Michelle Sanabria, 47, Victim in Fatal Accident
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, July 2nd
June 30, 2018- According to the Fresno Coroner, Michelle Sanabria, 47, has been identified as the victim fatally injured following a pedestrian accident over the weekend.
Limited details have been released at this time in regards to what happened and the time in which the collision occurred, however, it was reported that Sanabria had been crossing Shaw and Marks avenues.
The press release did not indicate whether Sanabria died at the scene or at a local area hospital.
Fresno police officials are currently investigating the collision and will release more information once the investigation is concluded.
Johnson Attorneys Group’s condolences remain with the family members and all friends of the victim involved in this sudden tragedy. We hope they are brought peace and comfort at this time.
Based on the details provided so far from the report, it seems as though the driver could be held responsible for the collision as it is believed the victim was within the means of a marked crosswalk upon being struck. There are still many unanswered questions, however. Under California law, drivers who are approaching a pedestrian are required to exercise due care and reduce their speed for the safety of the pedestrian.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the family members of Michelle Sanabria will be entitled to a wrongful death lawsuit following this incident. Wrongful death victims are entitled to compensation for damages including funeral costs, pain and suffering, and loss of love and companionship.
If you would like to speak with our experienced Fresno wrongful death attorneys call to request a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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