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FRESNO: Skateboarder In Critical Condition After Car Accident By First Street and Holland Avenue


Dec 9, 2018

Fresno Car Accident Seriously Injured 16-Year-Old Skateboarder Near First Street and Holland Avenue

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (December 9, 2018) – A 16-year-old skateboarder was seriously injured when he was involved in a car accident by First Street and Holland Avenue. 

Authorities are saying that the driver of the car remained at the scene and cooperated with police. There is no word yet on what may have caused the accident. 

A picture of the crash site shows a skateboard in the middle of the road with skid marks leading away from the left lane. The identity of the skateboarder that was injured remains unknown at this time. 

Liability In Pedestrian Accidents

A good number of accidents occur at intersections. Police can therefore use traffic cameras to determine liability. In the absence of video footage of the accident, other factors can be used to determine liability. For example, tire marks in the roadway and the nature of a person’s injuries can be used to help paint a picture of what happened. A number of pedestrian accidents occur when drivers are simply not paying attention. Victims of pedestrian accidents will typically be able to get compensation by filing a personal injury claim. 

Getting Help From A Car Accident Attorney

Have you or someone that you love been injured in a car accident while riding a skateboard in Fresno. The personal injury attorneys at West Coast Trial Lawyers are here to help you. We’ve successfully resolved thousands of personal injury claims and will work hard to help you receive compensation for your injuries. Whether you just have questions about your rights or are looking to hire an attorney we can help. Call us today for a free evaluation of your case (888) 888-9285.

Sources:

  1. Pedro Quintana. 16-year-old skateboarder in critical condition after being hit by car. 2018.

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