Woman Victim in Deadly Pedestrian Hit-and-Run
FRESNO (January 7, 2019)- A woman was killed following a hit-and-run pedestrian collision this morning at the intersection of Marthin Luther King Boulevard and California Avenue, per Your Central Valley News.
Reports indicate that the collision occurred at precisely 8:32 a.m.
Per Fresno police authorities, an unidentified woman believed to have been in her 50s had been in the crosswalk at the intersection before being struck by an unknown vehicle whose driver failed to stop and render aid.
The victim sustained grave injuries for which she was rushed to Community Regional Medical Center before sadly succumbing to her injuries.
At this time, the hit-and-run driver remains at-large as no arrests have been made.
Anyone who may have information is urged to phone Detective Maffei or Detective Jansen at 559-621-5050.
*We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the victim as they search for peace and comfort.
Fresno Wrongful Death Attorney
Drivers who flee the scene of a collision are not only criminals under California law, but they are cowards and are often times driving under the influence when they flee the scene of a collision. Based on this news report, the hit-and-run driver and suspect could be given a serious jail sentence on multiple charges once located and arrested.
The family of the victim will be entitled to a wrongful death lawsuit following this incident. Victims are entitled to seek compensation for damages including funeral costs, medical expenses, loss of companionship, and pain and suffering.
Contact our Fresno wrongful death law firm today if you are looking for assistance at 855-703-4186.
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