Dana Colson, 27, Fatally Struck by Vehicles on Highway 41 Near Dinuba Avenue
FRESNO (July 16, 2018) – A deadly pedestrian accident occurred Sunday evening on Highway 41, according to ABC News.
The fatality was identified as 27-year-old Dana Colson.
Woman Killed in Fresno Pedestrian Accident
As per the article, Colson was first struck by a vehicle driven by 55-year-old Ray Gomez Jr. The woman was unable to get up following the collision and was hit by multiple other vehicles passing on the highway near Dinuba Avenue.
Primary reports indicated Colson was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.
Meanwhile, Gomez and at least three other motorists reportedly stopped in the area following the incident.
Investigators mentioned there were no street lights at the location where the collision happened. The detectives handling the case continue to work to determine liability in the deadly accident.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Ms. Dana Colson as they search for peace and comfort.
Fresno Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this accident. Why are there no street lights at the location? Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was a motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the family members of Ms. Dana Colson may have the right to a wrongful death claim. Surviving family of victims killed in pedestrian accidents would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been involved in a similar accident and you believe another party is at fault, contact our experienced Fresno County wrongful death and personal injury lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic accident. Call Johnson Attorneys Group today at 855-703-4186 for a free case evaluation.
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