Andre Jones, 37, Victim in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run
DATE OF INCIDENT: Monday, September 3rd
September 4, 2018- According to the Record Net, Andre Prentis Jones, 37, of Stockton, has been identified as the victim fatally injured following a hit-and-run last night which occurred on Wilson Way.
Stockton police officials were dispatched to the scene of the collision where a pedestrian male ID’d as Andre Jones had been struck by a passing vehicle.
According to authorities, the driver of the involved vehicle failed to stop proceeding to flee the scene.
Jones suffered major injuries and was left in grave condition as he was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was sadly pronounced dead a short while after being admitted due to the sustained trauma.
Stockton police have been provided with a lead on the vehicle which has been described as a white, two-door sedan.
Anyone with information of the suspect or vehicle is urged to phone the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377.
*Johnson Attorneys Group’s condolences remain with the family members and all friends of the victim involved in this sudden tragedy. We hope they are brought peace and comfort at this time.
Stockton Wrongful Death Lawyer
Drivers who flee the scene of a collision are not only criminals under California law, but they are cowards and are often times driving under the influence when they flee the scene of a collision. Based on this news report, the hit-and-run driver and suspect could be given a serious jail sentence on multiple charges once located and arrested.
The family of Andre Jones will be entitled to a wrongful death lawsuit following this incident against the responsible party. Family members of wrongful death victims may seek compensation for damages including funeral costs and loss of companionship.
Contact our law firm today if you are seeking legal counsel following a tragedy at 855-703-4186.
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