On April 19, 2023, a tragic pedestrian accident occurred on Clinton Avenue in north Sanger, Fresno County. Ana Ortega, a 51-year-old resident of Sanger, and her dog lost their lives in the accident. The incident involved an off-duty Clovis police officer, who struck the pedestrian and her dog around 8 a.m.
The news of this incident is truly heartbreaking. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and friends of Ana Ortega and her beloved dog during this difficult time.
As a personal injury law firm, we at Avian Law Group understand the devastating impact that pedestrian accidents can have on families and communities. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents are all too common in California and across the country. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 6,000 pedestrians lost their lives in traffic accidents in 2018.
Pedestrian accidents can be caused by a variety of factors, including distracted or impaired driving, speeding, and failure to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks. Regardless of the cause, these accidents can have serious and life-changing consequences for all involved. In the case of Ana Ortega, the loss of a loved one is truly immeasurable.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a pedestrian accident, it is important to seek the guidance of an experienced personal injury attorney. An attorney can help to investigate the cause of the accident, gather evidence, and pursue maximum compensation on your behalf. This can include damages for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
At Avian Law Group, we are committed to protecting the rights of pedestrians who have been injured or killed in accidents. If you need assistance in your pedestrian accident case, don’t hesitate to contact our team today for a free consultation. Let us help you get the justice and compensation you deserve.