Pedestrian Injured In Fresno Car Accident Near Olive Avenue and Hughes Avenue
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (February 22, 2021) – A man was injured in a pedestrian accident near the intersection of Olive Avenue and Hughes Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. For reasons that remain under investigation a car struck the victim as he was trying to cross the street.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. They were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
Neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to have been factors in the crash.
Liability In Fresno Pedestrian Accidents
A large number of pedestrian accidents are due to drivers that are fatigued. According to the Centers For Disease Control, “Fatigue can result when you do not get enough sleep or do not get quality sleep. It can impair your driving, similar to alcohol impairment. A survey of the U.S population found that 37% of workers got less than the recommended minimum of 7 hours of sleep.” Any person that is injured in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a bodily injury claim. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Fresno Pedestrian Accident
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