David Felix Fresno: David Felix Killed In Fresno Car Accident On Highway 41
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (January 11, 2021) – A 32-year-old man identified as David Felix has tragically died in a car accident on Highway 41.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 11:00 p.m. on Saturday. For reasons that remain under investigation David Felix was walking in the roadway when he was struck by two vehicles.
Paramedics were called to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim. David Felix was taken to the Community Regional Medical Center with major injuries but later died as a result of those injuries.
A full investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Fresno Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers have a legal obligation to keep a lookout in order to avoid hitting pedestrians in the roadway. According to Judicial Council of California Civil Jury Instructions, “A person must use reasonable care in driving a vehicle. Drivers must keep a lookout for pedestrians, obstacles, and other vehicles. They must also control the speed and movement of their vehicles. The failure to use reasonable care in driving a vehicle is negligence.” There are a number of contributing factors that could contribute to pedestrian accident including:
- Drug use
- Dangerous left turns
- Driver fatigue
The family of any victim that died in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and funeral expenses. It is extremely important that evidence is properly preserved after an accident. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Fresno Car Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of David Felix. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to police as they continue to investigate. It is our sincere hope that measures are put in place to help prevent additional accidents like this.
Do you need more information about an accident that took place in Fresno? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get the support and justice that they deserve. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.