53-Year-Old Man Struck & Killed by Vehicle on Monday Morning
Investigators are actively working to determine the cause of a fatal pedestrian accident in Fresno on Monday morning.
The incident occurred on January 10th at 3:30 a.m., resulting in the death of Karamjit Singh, 53.
Per reports, an unidentified driver struck Singh at Shaw Avenue and Marty Avenue.
The involved driver stopped at the scene and was fully cooperative with authorities. They also told police that they did not see Singh crossing the street.
Unfortunately, the man was declared dead at the scene.
Neither drugs or alcohol were suspected to have played a factor in the accident.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Karamjit Singh.
According to statistics, there was a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.
In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.
Tips for pedestrians:
- Always be aware of your surroundings
- Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone)
- Obey traffic laws & signals
- Always use crosswalk
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.