Bonifacio Carreno, 60, Victim in Fresno Accident
DATE OF INCIDENT: Friday, May 18th
May 29, 2018– According to the Fresno Coroner, a man identified as Bonifacio Carreno, 60, was killed following a pedestrian versus auto collision about a week and a half ago.
The collision occurred at the intersection of Shields and Crystal avenues at an unspecified time of day.
Man in Wheelchair Hit by Car
According to the report, Carreno had been in a wheelchair attempting to cross the intersection upon being struck by a passing vehicle.
Although it was disclosed, it appeared as though the victim was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Details in regards to what exactly transpired were not discussed as the investigation may still be pending.
All of us at Johnson Attorneys Group offer our sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Bonifacio Carreno at this time.
Fresno Wrongful Death Attorney
A forensic examination of both the vehicle and the victim, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not either the driver or the woman were under the influence at the time of the accident? Was the driver driving recklessly or over the speed limit prior to impact? What were the road conditions and how was the lighting in the vicinity of where the accident occurred? Was the victim crossing at an intersection in a marked crosswalk or designated crossing area or was she crossing outside of crossing zone or area? Each of these factors will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the family members of Bonifacio Carreno may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party depending on how the findings of the investigation and how it pans out. If the driver of the vehicle is even found 1% liable, the immediate family of Reeder will have the right to pursue compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, funeral costs, lost future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If you have lost a loved one following a tragic accident, contact our wrongful death lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden tragic loss. Contact us today at 855-703-4186.
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