FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (February 15, 2017) – A man was killed on Wednesday evening after being hit by a car on Blackstone Avenue and Swift Avenue, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:45 pm near the intersection of Blackstone Avenue and Swift Avenue. A man identified only as being in his 70s was crossing the southbound lanes of Blackstone Avenue when he was struck by a silver Pontiac.
The pedestrian was rushed to Community Regional Medical Center by responding paramedics. The victim tragically succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead a short time later. The driver that struck the pedestrian remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities in their ongoing investigation.
“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.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Fresno, Modesto, Los Angeles, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.