Oswald Capistron Fatally Struck Multiple Times in a Scooter Accident in Fresno
Fresno, CA (April 19, 2023) – Oswald Capistron (24) was identified as the fatality in a scooter accident on Highway 99 in Fresno. According to Your Central Valley, the crash occurred Wednesday morning.
Oswald Capistron died at the scene after being ejected from his scooter following a Highway 99 crash in Fresno.
The California Highway Patrol reported a fatal scooter accident involving a vehicle on Highway 99 in Fresno.
One person died at the scene. The Fresno County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Oswald Capistron.
According to officers, Capistron was riding his scooter when a vehicle struck him. This caused him to be ejected from his scooter and onto the lanes of Highway 99.
He was then struck at least twice by passing traffic. The driver reportedly failed to pull him from the roadway due to the approaching traffic.
Authorities determined that drugs or alcohol were not involved in this crash.
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More About Scooter Accident Liability
If you become a victim of a scooter accident, you can file a claim to receive compensation. However, finding out who’s at fault can need a lot of work to prove. Proving the extent of fault can go from simple to complex very quickly because your case can have more than one at-fault party. As a victim, your injury could’ve been caused by:
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Recovering from an injury is stressful enough. If you need help building your case, you can consult a scooter accident attorney. Experienced Los Angeles or Carlsbad scooter accident lawyers already know the evidence you need and the people to talk to for your case. They also have access to legal experts who can help establish the burden of proof and build a strong case. Learn more here. You can also check out these resources about wrongful death attorneys and personal injury lawyers.
Personal Injury (Wrongful Death) Claims in Fresno
In this case, the family members of Oswald Capistron can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition, negligence by a person or business can contribute to an accident, which might have resulted in the death of a family member. If that is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and receive a big settlement.
Indeed, no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a loved one. However, receiving the maximum settlement and winning a judgment can give a sense of justice. Also, it can offer some peace of mind.
Do you have any legal questions about accidents? Get answers and common accident-related legal advice here:
- Wrongful Death
- Pedestrian Accident
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Indeed, nothing can alleviate the pain of losing a loved one. However, getting your rightful compensation is also important to help with recovery. Getting advice and guidance from experienced personal injury attorneys can help you pursue your case. For instance, Jacoby and Meyers has a team of the best lawyers for any car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, Fresno, and Sacramento. Consulting a lawyer can help you get insight and information about complicated topics, including car accident settlements and more. If you’d like professional advice about your case, call us today at 888-960-0480 for a free consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to help you.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the parties mentioned above. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Oswald Capistron.
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