Man Killed in Fresno Pedestrian Crash Identified
A Fresno resident, identified as Dale Black, 60, fell victim to a hit-and-run crash on Monday, June 6th.
Per reports, the incident took place around 1:45 in the morning at West Belmont Avenue and North Parkway Drive.
Black was a pedestrian who was struck by an unspecified vehicle.
Sadly, he suffered severe injuries and was declared dead at the scene.
The involved driver fled the scene without providing aid to the victim.
Investigators are actively working to get to the bottom of the accident.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dale Black.
According to statistics, 20% of pedestrian fatalities include fleeing drivers. 68% of those killed in hit-and-run crashes are pedestrians and bicyclists.
In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.