“Hit and Run”
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (March 21, 2017) – A man was pronounced dead after being struck by a car on Gettysbrug Avenue on Tuesday night, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 8:00 pm at the intersection of Gettysburg Avenue and Augusta Street. Fresno Police responded to reports of a shooting and found a man that had been hit by a car.
The man, identified only as being in his 30s, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Initial reports indicate the victim may have been linked to the shooting, but those reports have not been verified. A vehicle with major front end damage was located near the scene, and authorities believe they have found the driver linked to the accident.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 541-2111. We are here to help you.