Avelina Garcia, 75, Killed in Salida Accident at Curtis and Broadway
SALIDA (June 6, 2018) – An elderly pedestrian fatally struck by a car in the area of Curtis Street and Broadway Avenue Tuesday has been identified as Avelina Garcia, according to The Modesto Bee.
The 75-year-old Salida woman was a victim of a deadly collision which occurred at around 7 p.m. in front of the Salida Home Market.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said for an unknown reason Garcia was hit by a blue GMC Jimmy near the intersection of Curtis Street and Broadway Avenue.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Salida, June 5
The elderly woman suffered fatal injuries and died as a result of the accident.
Meanwhile CHP affirmed that the driver of the GMC Jimmy, 19-year-old Salida resident Brian M. Esquivel, stopped and cooperated with the authorities. The motorist was unharmed in the crash.
The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Ms. Avelina Garcia during such a difficult time.
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A forensic examination of both the vehicle and the pedestrian victim, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the deadly accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not the driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not the motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
The surviving family of Ms. Avelina Garcia may have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit pending the result of the investigation. The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, hospital bills, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim of an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced wrongful death lawyer for a free consultation.
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