Man, 50, of Avenal, Fatally Injured by Speeding Driver
LOCATION: Huron, Fresno County
DATE OF INCIDENT: Monday, April 30th
May 2, 2018– According to the Fresno Bee, a deadly crash left a 50-year-old man from Avenal with fatal injuries on Monday morning at the intersection of Jayne Avenue and Road 269.
California Highway Patrol officials responded to the scene where the driver of a 2004 Ford identified as Isauro Navarrete, 36, of Lindsay, accompanied by four passengers, had been traveling westbound on Jayne Avenue. Navarrete was confirmed to have been traveling well over the speed limit. At the same time, the 50-year-old man who had been in a Nissan waiting at a stop sign began to enter the intersection as he had the right-of-way.
According to the Fresno Bee, Navarrete failed to stop and plowed through the intersection at 5:20 a.m. subsequently broadsiding the Nissan causing both vehicles to jet off the road into an open field adjacent to the intersection.
Paramedics quickly responded to the collision and quickly attended to the 50-year-old man who incurred grave injuries. Within a short period of time, the unidentified man was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, three of Navarrete’s passengers complained of pain and were transported by ambulance to local area hospitals with minor to moderate injuries. Navarrete and the fourth passenger were uninjured.
Isauro Navarrete Arrested
According to the Fresno Bee, Navarrete was arrested on charges of suspicion of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence. He currently remains locked up in Fresno County Jail.
Authorities are currently investigating the collision and do not believe there to be any involvement of drugs or alcohol.
No further details have been provided as this story will be updated pending the release of the victim’s name.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the 50-year-old man whose life was suddenly taken away as they search for peace and comfort.
Avenal Wrongful Death Attorney
The suspect responsible for driving recklessly and triggering the wreck, Isauro Navarrete, tragically leaving the 50-year-old Avenal man fatally injured, will face major repercussions for his actions including serious jail time on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter with gross-negligence
Surviving family members of the 50-year-old man will be entitled to a wrongful death lawsuit against the negligent driver, Mr. Navarette. Families who suffer such losses may seek compensation for damages which include funeral costs, pain and suffering, and loss of companionship.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a collision caused by a reckless driver, contact our Avenal and Kings County auto accident lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to help you following a tragedy.
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