Pedestrian Crash near Blackstone Avenue Left One Fatality

FRESNO, CA (June 2, 2022) – Late Sunday morning, a pedestrian was fatally struck in a semi-truck collision on Highway 180.

Police responded to the scene just after 11:00 a.m., near Blackstone Avenue, on May 29th. Per reports, a passing big-rig struck the pedestrian as they were attempting to cross the highway.

Eventually, paramedics transported the severely injured victim to a nearby hospital for further treatment. Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics later pronounced the pedestrian dead at the hospital.

Additionally a large portion of the roadway was temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

Authorities did not release any additional information at this time. However, a further investigation into the semi-truck collision on Highway 180 is underway.

The team at Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

At Sweet James, they understand that pedestrian accidents come with a heavy burden. When legal decisions have to be made, their litigators are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation. Rest assured, you have an enthusiastic attorney who will fight by your side to achieve justice and adequate compensation. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of medical and legal expenses. Let the wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James help you during this trying time. For a free evaluation of case details, call their office today at (800) 975-3435. Additionally, you can reach their legal team through online chat, email, and text message. Click here to request a police report.

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