Hanford, California (October 25,
A Hanford woman was killed in a pedestrian accident that occurred in Hanford on
to a local news source, the accident happened at about 10:40 p.m. October 24,
on Jackson Avenue near 12th Avenue.
authorities said a 36-year-old Hanford man was driving a 2003 GMC Envoy
westbound on the roadway when he came upon a dog that was crossing the roadway.
driver swerved off the roadway to avoid hitting the dog but struck a 53-year-old
woman who was standing on the shoulder of the roadway.
vehicle is reported to have continued and overturned after the striking the pedestrian.
woman sustained major injuries and was transported to Adventist Medical Center
in Hanford for treatment where she later died while undergoing treatment.
identity of the woman was withheld pending notification of next of kin.
further information was provided.
investigation to determine the cause of the accident is underway.
Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”
While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”
Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.