37-Year-Old Man Hurt in Pedestrian Crash near First Street

FRESNO, CA (September 11, 2023) – Saturday afternoon, an elderly man was hospitalized after a pedestrian crash on Bullard Avenue.

Authorities responded to the scene around 5:30 p.m., at Bullard Avenue and First Street.

Per reports, a young driver was turning onto First Street from Bullard Avenue in the west. A pedestrian was struck by the driver as they entered the intersection.

Medical responders arrived and transported the 70-year-old male pedestrian to a hospital for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

At this time, the factors that caused the incident were not yet known and the police are still conducting a thorough investigation.

When driving, it is vital to always be alert for pedestrians and other vehicles. This is especially true when you are driving through a residential area, an intersection, or a parking lot. Also, always drive within the posted speed limit. These are set and enforced to reduce accidents and save lives. Avoid accidents by following traffic laws and being cautious of the road ahead. Such actions can also ensure the safety of everyone.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a pedestrian crash. Reach out to the personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, we know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call them at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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