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Fresno, CA – Fatal Hit-&-Run on Golden State Blvd

Fresno, CA (December 29, 2019) – A pedestrian is dead after being involved in a hit-and-run accident along Golden State Boulevard on Thursday, December 26th just before 3:00 a.m.

The Fresno County Coroner’s Office has since identified the deceased as Jesse Lazalde, 25, a resident of Fresno.

Police reports indicate that a car heading southbound along Golden State Boulevard, just north of South Church Avenue, collided with Lazalde.

Paramedics were dispatched to the scene of the accident and discovered Lazalde lying in the street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to eyewitness accounts, the driver slowed down after striking Lazalde but did not stop and eventually sped away. 

We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Jesse Lazalda, at this time.

Hit-and-Run Accidents in Fresno

Fresno, CA - Fatal Hit-&-Run on Golden State Blvd

According to California law, a hit-and-run accident takes place anytime a driver is involved in an accident with another car, a pedestrian, a cyclist, or an object, and then flees the scene having made no effort to identify themselves, or providing necessary aid to victims who might be in desperate need of help. 

It makes no difference whether or not the absconding driver is culpable for the accident, fleeing the scene is still a criminal act. If you have been the victim of a hit-and-run accident, the first thing you should do is call the police so that they can immediately open an investigation that will help identify and apprehend the cowardly driver.

If you or someone you love has been injured or killed in a hit-and-run accident then you may be able to benefit from uninsured motorist coverage Here at the Los Angeles Injury Group, we will stand by your side throughout your case and make sure your rights are protected. 

For a free consultation with one of our uninsured motorist accident attorneys regarding your case, call us today at 310-954-7248 and find out what we can do for you.

Note for the readers: This post has been derived from the use of secondary sources and the information provided has not been independently confirmed. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident.  Any inaccuracies will be swiftly corrected once they have been brought to the site’s attention and all requests to remove posts will be honored.

Disclaimer: This post is intended to provide general information to our readers and to honor the victims of everyday tragedies. We do not wish to cause any disrespect and none of the information contained in this post should be construed to constitute legal or medical advice. Laws vary by jurisdiction and cases often turn on minor differences In fact. Do not rely exclusively on any of the information contained in this post and seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional, where necessary.

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