Selma Woman, 39, Identified as DUI Crash Victim
DATE OF INCIDENT: Monday, December 31st
January 2, 2018- According to the Fresno Coroner, Anna Rodriguez, 39, of Selma, has been identified as the woman fatally injured in a DUI car accident on New Year’s Eve.
Fresno police officials did not indicate the time of day the collision occurred but confirmed that crash occurred at American Drive and Golden State Boulevard.
Authorities confirmed that a single vehicle was involved and that Rodriguez was a passenger of that vehicle.
It remains unclear whether the 39-year-old victim was pronounced at the scene or transported to a local area hospital prior to succumbing to her injuries.
Driver of Vehicle Possibly Under the Influence
Fresno authorities released a statement speculating that the driver of the vehicle may have possibly been under the influence of alcohol.
Limited information has been provided as the collision is still under investigation.
An update to this story will be added pending the revealing of new information.
*We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Ms. Anna Rodriguez as they search for peace and comfort.
Wrongful Death Attorney
Based on the information provided, the DUI driver will be held fully responsible for driving under the influence which resulted in the death of the driver of the other vehicle involved.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the surviving family members of Anna Rodriguez will be entitled to a wrongful death claim against her driver. Wrongful death victims may seek compensation for damages including funeral costs and loss of companionship.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of a DUI car accident, contact our experienced Fresno wrongful death lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance needed.
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