Peggy Reeder, 57, Victim in Sacramento Pedestrian Accident
DATE OF COLLISION: Thursday, August 2nd
August 3, 2018- According to the Sacramento Bee, Peggy Reeder, 57, of Sacramento, has been identified as the woman fatally injured following a pedestrian versus auto collision yesterday at or near the intersection of Meer and Staggs ways.
The collision occurred at roughly 8:00 a.m. when the driver of a vehicle struck Reeder as she was crossing the street.
The 57-year-old Sacramento woman sustained grave injuries and was tragically pronounced dead at the scene despite life-saving efforts via emergency personnel.
Meanwhile, the driver of the involved vehicle stayed at the scene and was cooperative with Sacramento police officials.
At this time, it is unclear whether or not the motorist was under the influence as the investigation is ongoing.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the victim as they search for peace and comfort.
Sacramento Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this accident. Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was a motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the family members of Peggy Reeder may have the right to a wrongful death claim. Surviving family of victims killed in pedestrian accidents would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been involved in a similar accident and you believe another party is at fault, contact our experienced Sacramento wrongful death lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic accident. Call Johnson Attorneys Group today at 855-703-4186 for a free case evaluation.
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