Fresno, CA – Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Olive Ave
Fresno, CA (November 07, 2019) – A 61-year-old man was killed in a pedestrian-involved accident on Maple Avenue on Tuesday, November 5th.
Police have since identified the victim as Fresno resident Steven Rodriguez, Sr.
Preliminary reports showed that Rodriguez was trying to cross over Maple Avenue just north of Olive Avenue at about 9:00 p.m. when he was hit by a passing car.
Rodriguez was transported to Community Regional Medical Center via ambulance where he died a short while later.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Steven Rodriguez, Sr. at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Fresno
Pedestrians are totally helpless in a traffic-centered environment and, as a result, experience a wide array of critical injuries and accident-related deaths when a collision involving a car takes place.
In the United States, pedestrian-involved collisions that end in a fatality, are at their apex of the past three decades. In 2016, roughly 5,987 pedestrians died in motor vehicle accidents, representing 16 percent of all accident fatalities, and an additional 85,000 pedestrians sustained injuries.
The car accident attorneys at the Los Angeles Injury Group have spent decades assisting victims of California car accidents in recovering the financial losses that they have endured and are entitled to collect according to the law.
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