Arturo Sanchez-Mendoza, 32, Hit and Killed by Car in Stockton
STOCKTON (March 21, 2018) – A 32-year-old man was killed in a traffic collision on South El Dorado Street March 15, Thursday.
The San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Arturo Sanchez-Mendoza, of French Camp.
An article by Recordnet indicated that Sanchez-Mendoza was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a vehicle in the 3200 block of South El Dorado Street.
Stockton Bike Accident on South El Dorado Street, March 15
The bicyclist suffered fatal injuries and was sadly pronounced deceased on the day accident.
Meanwhile, officials mentioned that the involved driver stopped following the collision and remained at the scene.
Further investigation on how and why the deadly crash happened is ongoing at this time.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Mr. Arturo Sanchez-Mendoza as they search for peace and comfort.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, it remains unclear if the involved driver will be held liable for the death of Mr. Arturo Sanchez-Mendoza. Authorities continue to investigate several factors that often play a role in the occurrence of bicycle accidents–such as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, excessive speed, distracted driving, negligence and poor street lighting and road construction.
In this specific case, if the investigators prove that a party has been negligent and caused the fatal injuries of the rider, it is likely that the family of the deceased may have the right to a wrongful death lawsuit.
If your loved one has been involved in a bicycle accident and you believe another person is at-fault, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. You may contact our experienced wrongful death attorneys at 800-235-6801 for a free consultation.
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