Pedestrian Injured in Fresno Crash at Marks and McKinley Saturday
FRESNO (January 5, 2019) – A pedestrian was hospitalized after a traffic accident in the area of Marks and McKinley avenues late Saturday night, according to The Fresno Bee.
The collision took place at around 10 p.m.
As per the article, Fresno police said for an unknown reason a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of North Marks and West McKinley avenues.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Fresno, Jan 5
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital to be treated for unspecified injuries.
The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver of the car involved stopped after hitting the pedestrian and cooperated with the officials.
Authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the incident.
Fresno County 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.
Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of the vehicle, whether or not alcohol or drugs also played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with car, and whether or not the driver involved was distracted or reckless when the collision occurred.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this collision, the pedestrian victim may possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, and pain and suffering.
Give our experienced Fresno County personal injury lawyer a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.