Female Victim Hospitalized after Pedestrian Accident near Lafayette Avenue

FRESNO, CA (November 30, 2021) – Monday evening, a female pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run crash on Olive Avenue.

According to California Highway Patrol, the collision happened around 8:00 p.m., in the area of Olive and Lafayette Avenue.

Shortly after, officers located a woman suffering from serious injuries. Investigators later determined that a driver struck the woman who was wearing dark clothing walking across Olive Avenue.

Paramedics transported the female pedestrian to a nearby hospital. She was said to be suffering from major injuries as a result of the impact.

At this time, authorities are still currently working to identify the hit-and-run driver. Police encourage anyone with information about the incident or the suspect to contact Fresno Police Department (559) 621-7000.

Once available, further details will be provided.

Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a hit-and-run crash. Reach out to the personal injury 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 them 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. Click here to request a police report.

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