Pedestrian Injured in Accident at Bullard and Fruit Avenues
FRESNO (June 11, 2018) – A pedestrian was injured after a traffic accident in the area of West Bullard and North Fruit avenues on Monday afternoon, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The collision took place at about 3:34 p.m.
CHP received a call about a pedestrian who for an unknown reason was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Bullard and Fruit avenues.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Fresno, June 11
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the victim who suffered minor injuries as a result of the incident. The report log did not specify whether the patient was treated at the crash site or was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the collision.
Fresno Personal Injury Lawyer
California has several right of way laws that apply to the pedestrians. These laws include the obligation of the drivers to exercise due care and lessen the speed of their cars while approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk.
In this case, authorities are investigating several factors such as alcohol or drugs, excessive speed and distracted driving to determine the liability in the incident.
Once the investigation process is over and it proves that the motorist has been negligent, the pedestrian involved may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been injured in an auto collision and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. Our experienced Fresno personal injury lawyer will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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