Man Hit and Injured by Vehicle at El Capitan and Shaw Avenues
FRESNO (July 13, 2018) – A pedestrian accident occurred in the area of El Capitan and Shaw avenues Thursday evening, according to ABC News.
As per the article, an unidentified man was struck at the Northwest Fresno intersection by a vehicle of unspecified built and type.
Pedestrian Injured in Northwest Fresno Accident
Medical records indicated the pedestrian suffered injuries as a result of the crash. The victim was reportedly taken to Community Regional Medical Center as a precaution, and his condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, officials mentioned the motorist involved stayed at the scene following the incident.
Investigators said it is still being determined why the man was in the roadway or if he was in a crosswalk at the time of the crash. Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
Fresno County Car and Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
A forensic examination of the vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the victim may pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Pedestrian accident victims are potentially entitled to seek recompense for hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a pedestrian accident and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced Fresno County car and pedestrian accident lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.