Scott Lunsford, 32, Critically Injured in Fresno Hit-and-Run Accident
FRESNO (March 11, 2018) – The pedestrian critically injured after an alleged hit-and-run collision at Olive and Safford avenues has been identified as Scott Lunsford, according to The Fresno Bee and ABC 30 News.
Police said 32-year-old Scott Lunsford was walking to a convenience store on March 3 when the accident took place.
As per the reports, Fresno police affirmed that Lunsford was walking north across Olive Avenue at Safford Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle headed west on Olive. The incident occurred at around 9:45 p.m. in the Tower District.
Fresno Pedestrian Accident at Olive and Safford Avenues
Lunsford was left with life-threatening injuries as the driver involved did not stop to render aid and continued going west on Olive. The victim was transported to the hospital and is currently fighting for his life.
Meanwhile, officials described the suspect car as a white 2000 to 2004 Toyota Tacoma extra cab with apparent damage to the left front yellow side marker light and with a missing driver’s side mirror. The investigation is ongoing.
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It is evident that the motorist involved will be held fully responsible for causing the collision that led to the injuries of Mr. Scott Lunsford. Regardless of their reasons, leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the incident hurt another individual.
The family of Mr. Lunsford will have then a right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the suspect. Hit-and-run personal injury victims are entitled to seek compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages due to absence from work because of injury, and pain and suffering.
If your loved one has been a victim of an auto accident caused by someone’s negligence and wrongdoing, we encourage you to speak with our personal injury lawyers at 800-235-6801. We will bring our expertise to your case and help you get the justice you deserve. Let us help you.
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