Man Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Crash near James Road

FRESNO, CA (March 29, 2022) – Saturday night, an unidentified man lost his life following a pedestrian collision on Highway 180.

The incident occurred on the westbound lanes of the highway near James Road around 10:30 p.m.

Initial reports stated that a man walked directly into the path of an oncoming Hyundai. The Hyundai’s driver was unable to stop in time and struck the man.

Responding officers arrived and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. Although, his name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

Following preliminary investigations, crews did not suspect that DUI was a factor. However, an active investigation is still currently underway.

Fresno police will release further information as it becomes available.


The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength during this time.


Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident leaves a lasting impact on those left behind. Reach out to Sweet James today. Let their experienced attorneys and professional legal team help you during this trying time. They have 20 years of experience in the field, and have helped families and individuals win their personal injury, and wrongful death cases. They will fight by your side to achieve justice and maximum compensation. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free strategy session. Their legal team is also available via email, online chat, and text message. If you are a family member of the victim involved in this accident, they may be able to help you obtain the police report. To request a police report, click here.

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