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Fresno, CA – Pedestrian Dies after Violent Traffic Accident along Jensen Avenue near Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard

Fresno, CA (August 30, 2018) – A local news source reported that a pedestrian died as the result of a violent traffic accident that took place along Jensen Avenue, in the vicinity of Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard. The incident happened at approximately 9:30 PM on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the victim or the motorist involved in the crash has been revealed.

According to witness reports, the victim had been sitting in the center of the roadway prior to the accident. One driver explained that he turned sharply to avoid plowing into the man. Afterward, the driver parked his car, left his vehicle, and attempted to convince the victim to leave the road. At some point, the driver watched as an oncoming semi-truck slammed into the pedestrian.

Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Fresno

After the crash, the driver of the semi-truck remained at the site and spoke with authorities.

As of now, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.

We extend our most heartfelt prayers and our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased pedestrian and wish them strength and peace of mind during this difficult, tragic time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Fresno

Based on the information provided in the report, many issues surrounding the accident on Jensen Avenue remain unresolved. As the investigation continues, officials will consider if drugs, alcohol, negligence, recklessness, or distracted driving played any role in the events leading up to the accident. Likewise, forensic teams will inspect the vehicles involved and examine photos of the crash site to determine if mechanical issues or system failure contributed to the crash in any way.

In the event of a traffic accident resulting in a fatality, the members of the deceased victim’s family may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty party and, ultimately, receive compensation funeral expenses, the tragic loss of a loved one, and additional unfortunate circumstances.

We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.

If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.

Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.


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