Driver Fled the Scene in Hit-and-Run Offense
A man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Madera on Sunday morning, May 12th.
The pedestrian accident took place very early, at approximately 12:30 a.m., at Cleveland Avenue near D Street in Madera. Police arrived at the scene to find the victim lying in the roadway with fatal injuries.
The victim’s name has not been released to date, pending family notification.
police search for the driver who left the scene. The man was found on the roadway.
Pedestrian Accident Investigation
Police are investigating the facts that led up to the pedestrian accident and they are searching for the driver that fled the scene in a felony hit-and-run offense.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Madera Police Department at 559-675-4220.
Madera Wrongful Death Law Firm
Regardless of whether the suspect is apprehended or whether any criminal charges are filed, a family who suffers a devastating loss of a loved one at the hands of a hit-and-run driver may still have options to file a wrongful death claim. It is important that the victim’s family takes immediate steps to protect their legal rights following a loss.
Bond Sanchez-Gordon provides these news updates because we are passionate about helping victims and their families hold those responsible accountable and making our communities safer. We are available to provide legal advice and counseling and can be contacted at 833-266-3534.