Man, 54, Struck by Suspected Hit-and-Run Driver on Ventura Avenue
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, October 27th
October 30, 2018 – A pedestrian was injured in an alleged hit-and-run accident Saturday afternoon on Ventura Avenue, according to Fresno Bee.
As per the article, the victims was a 54-year-old male whose name remained undisclosed. The man was reportedly crossing the street when he was struck by a white Ford Expedition just before 2 p.m.
Pedestrian Badly Injured in Fresno Accident Saturday
The man suffered significant injuries to his head and body and was rushed to Community Regional Medical Center, where he had undergone surgery, officials said.
Meanwhile, authorities identified the SUV driver as 30-year-old Eduardo Delatorre. The motorist was taken into custody shortly after the incident on suspicion of a single felony count of hit-and-run.
Police said Delatorre became cooperative once he knew they were onto him. Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
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In this case, it is evident that Mr. Eduardo Delatorre will be held responsible for causing the incident leaving the 54-year-old pedestrian injured. Regardless of a driver’s reasons, leaving the area following a crash is a serious crime and is punishable by law, especially if the collision critically hurt another individual.
The injured pedestrian in this specific accident will have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the suspect. The claim will include a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
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