Fresno, CA – 33-Year-Old Killed in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash
Fresno, CA (September 27, 2018) – In Fresno, a 33-year-old was killed in a fatal hit-and-run crash. Police have identified the man who lost his life as 33-year-old Dario Corona.
The accident took place on Saturday, September 22 along Olive Avenue. Corona had been walking on the shoulder of the roadway when he was suddenly struck by a vehicle. Police believe that the accident took place at some point overnight but the pedestrian was found around 6:30 in the morning.
Police pronounced Corona dead at the scene when they arrived. The driver of the vehicle that struck Corona never stopped and fled the area. At this time, the investigation into the matter continues as police search for the driver responsible.
Fresno Pedestrian Accident
In this case, police will work to build a case around the driver who acted with negligence and they will be held liable if they are caught. Family members have a right to pursue a wrongful death suit for compensation when they believe that another party has acted with outright negligence.
Leaving the scene of an accident is a serious crime in California, and the driver will likely be charged with felony hit-and-run if they are caught. What this means is that you will be able to use their criminal charges stemming from the accident to build your civil claim for damages against the party who caused your loved one harm.
You have the right to receive a variety of damages during this extensive time of loss such as future income from missed work, medical bills your loved one incurred, loss of love, and funeral costs. We want to stand by your side and ensure that you receive every bit of compensation you need to move forward at this time.
Call us today at the Los Angeles Injury Group so that we can get started on your case. We are waiting to hear from you at 310-954-7248.