Man Pronounced Dead after Pedestrian Accident on Elm Avenue near North Avenue

FRESNO, CA (November 16, 2022) – Monday evening, a pedestrian accident on Elm Avenue claimed the life of a man.

The incident happened at around 6:00 p.m., near North Avenue in Fresno County.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the pedestrian stepped directly into the path of an oncoming vehicle while walking down the road. Responding units located the man with fatal injuries upon arrival.

Meanwhile, the driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities. At this time, authorities have not yet released the identities of those involved.

Following preliminary duties, investigators said that the victim might have been distracted by a video on a cell phone.

California Highway Patrol advised pedestrians not to be distracted while walking at the side of the roadway. Those with further information are encouraged to contact Fresno Officials immediately.

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the deceased man. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a pedestrian crash. Reach out to the wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 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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