Woman Seriously Injured in Fresno Hit-and-Run on Blackstone Avenue Saturday
FRESNO (October 21, 2018) – A pedestrian was seriously injured after an alleged hit-and-run accident along Blackstone Avenue on Saturday evening, according to The Fresno Bee.
The collision took place at around 7 p.m. between Shields and Clinton avenues.
As per the article, Fresno police said a woman in her 40s was walking east across Blackstone Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Fresno, October 20
A surveillance video showed that the victim was thrown across the road as a result of the crash. She was then transported to a nearby hospital with a broken leg.
Her name and condition at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled north on Blackstone Avenue.
The suspect car was described as a dark-colored SUV. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Fresno Police Department at 559-621-7000.
Fresno County Personal Injury Lawyer
It is evident that the driver of the SUV involved will be held responsible for causing the traffic incident that led to the injuries of the woman involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision seriously hurt another individual.
In this case, the female pedestrian will be entitled to a personal injury claim seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If your loved one has been hurt in a hit-and-run accident, contact our experienced Fresno County personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 to help you with your case.
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