Woman Seriously Injured in Sanger Accident on Jensen Avenue Sunday
SANGER (October 22, 2018) – A pedestrian was seriously injured after a traffic collision along Jensen Avenue on Sunday evening, according to The Fresno Bee.
The accident took place on October 21 just after 7 p.m. in the 2500 block of Jensen Avenue.
As per the article, Sanger Police Department said a female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle for an unknown reason on Jensen Avenue near Bethel Avenue.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Sanger, Oct 21
Paramedics responded to the scene and took the woman to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno to be treated for major injuries.
The name and condition of the patient at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, police did not mention whether or not the driver of the car involved stopped after hitting the pedestrian.
Authorities are gathering more information and evidence to determine the cause of 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 the 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 accident, 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.
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