Fresno Crash Kills 30-year-old
The fatality occurred at the intersection of Shaw Avenue and Cedar avenue around 5:30 a.m.
According to reports, Demonte was speeding as he traveled westbound on Shaw Avenue.
As he was approaching the intersection, he crashed into the back of a trailer which was pulled by a van.
Due to the impact, the rider was ejected from his bike and sustained life-threatening injuries causing him to die at the scene.
The driver of the van stopped and was fully cooperative with authorities following the collision. In addition, no other injuries were reported.
It is unknown whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Demonte Captain Sr.
Speeding was a contributing factor in 26% of traffic accidents that resulted in death(s) in 2018, according to the NHTSA. The dangers of speeding include:
- Loss of control of vehicle
- Increase in crash severity
- Increase in fuel consumption and/or cost
- Reduces the effectiveness of protection equipment
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.