Pedestrian Struck, and Seriously Injured by Hit-and-Run Driver on Ventura Avenue
LOCATION: Southeast Fresno
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Saturday, October 27th
October 27, 2018 – An unidentified man was injured in a pedestrian accident on Ventura Avenue Saturday afternoon, according to Fresno Bee.
At approximately 2 p.m., a pedestrian was reportedly struck by an SUV on the eastbound lanes of Ventura Avenue, between Fourth and Seventh Street.
Major Injury Pedestrian Accident Saturday in Fresno
The collision resulted in serious injuries to the man, who was rushed by paramedics to Community Regional Medical Center. Primary reports indicated the patient suffered significant injuries to his head and body, and apparently underwent surgery.
The name of the victim, and their condition at this time remained undisclosed.
Officials mentioned the motorist who struck the pedestrian continue driving following the collision. Authorities are investigating the case as a hit-and-run, but no information has been yet released on the suspect.
Further investigation on the incident is ongoing.
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In this case, it is evident that involved motorist will be held responsible for causing the incident leaving the 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 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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