Joe Mendiola has been identified by authorities as the victim in a pedestrian collision that occurred on March 2 in Fresno. Mr. Mendiola, a 67-year-old local resident walked out into the street at the junction of West Avenue and Shield Avenue at roughly 7:00 p.m. when he was struck. The vehicle in question was being driven by a woman who had three youngsters in the car with her who expressed her sadness over the incident to the local press. The victim was taken to Community Regional Medical Center but he sadly died from his injuries later on. The police are investigating if the victim may have been drinking prior to the tragic mishap.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.

When individuals are harmed or killed in traffic accidents and another party is at fault, full compensation is not always granted, despite the circumstances. Skilled legal representation from a car accident attorney is typically a must in these situations. Legal Defenders at the Law Offices of Burg and Brock has helped countless families and individuals obtain the compensation they need to deal with expenses and move on with their lives. To learn more, call us today at (818) 405-9091.