Pedestrian Hit & Killed in Fresno

January 20, 2023

Deadly Pedestrian Crash Reported at Elm and East California Avenues 

An unidentified man was fatally struck by a vehicle in Fresno on Tuesday night. 

At just about 9:30 p.m., a southbound Nissan Altima hit the man at the intersection of Elm and East California Avenue. 

The pedestrian sustained major injuries and sadly died at the scene. 

The involved driver was fully cooperative with authorities after the crash.

Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded. 

California has the highest pedestrian fatality rate which is 25% higher than the national average. 

Due to the vulnerability that pedestrians face on the road, it is important that they take the proper precaution. Below are some tips: 

  • Avoid distractions (headphones, use of cell phone)
  • Be aware of your surroundings 
  • Adhere to all traffic laws & signals 
  • Always use the crosswalk 

If you or a loved one has fallen victim to a pedestrian crash, contact Avian Law Group today. You can reach our firm at (888) 231-3513.

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