John Rodriguez, 36, Hit and Injured by Vehicle on Olive Avenue
LOCATION: Tower District
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Sunday, December 2nd
December 3, 2018 – 36-year-old John Rodriguez was badly injured after being struck by a suspected hit-and-run driver on Olive Avenue, according to ABC News and Fresno Bee.
On Sunday, just before 2 a.m., Rodriguez was reportedly standing on the sidewalk when he and an unidentified individual, wearing a Nike sweater, bumped into each other. A physical altercation then ensued, officials said.
During the brawl, the unidentified individual pushed Rodriquez, who was then thrown onto the roadway. Rodriquez was trying to get up when he was hit by a passing Chrysler 300.
The incident resulted in serious injuries to Rodriquez, who was taken by paramedics to Community Regional Medical Center. Medical records indicated Rodriguez received significant trauma to the head, underwent surgery and has remained unconscious.
Meanwhile, authorities said they are now searching for the man who knocked Rodriguez. He is believed to be a Hispanic or Samoan. Furthermore, officials said all four occupants in the Chrysler 300 could be held accountable for the hit-and-run, depending on what the investigation reveals.
Anyone with information is requested to call the officials at 559-621-2433, 559-621-5066, or 559-498-7867.
Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on this news report, it appears that several parties will be held liable for the accident that left Mr. John Rodriguez seriously injured. Pending results of the investigation, the family members of the unconscious victim may have the right to a personal injury claim, and are entitled to seek compensation for damages including hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a similar accident and you are seeking answers, contact our experienced personal injury lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic accident. Call Johnson Attorneys Group today at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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