Man Killed in Bay Park Hit-and-Run at Clairemont Drive and Burgener Boulevard
SAN DIEGO (January 2, 2018) – A fatal alleged hit-and-run collision occurred in the area of Clairemont Drive and Burgener Boulevard early New Year’s Day, according to San Diego Union-Tribune.
The accident took place around 3:15 a.m. a the intersection of Clairemont and Burgener in the Bay Park neighborhood.
As per the article, San Diego police said a Chevy Silverado was traveling north on Clairemont Drive when for an unknown reason it struck a parked GMC truck and a van.
A man sleeping inside the parked GMC truck was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the middle-aged Caucasian man driving the Silverado fled on foot following the wreck. He was last seen heading north on Clairemont Drive.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of the victim during such a difficult time.
San Diego Wrongful Death Lawyer
Motorists are obliged to stop after being involved in a traffic accident. In this case, it is apparent that the driver will be held responsible for causing the incident that led to the death of the innocent man involved. Regardless of their reasons, leaving the area following a crash is a serious crime and is punishable by law, especially if the incident tragically killed another individual. We are hopeful that authorities will soon be able to locate the suspect and justice will then be served.
The surviving family of the deceased has then the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, we encourage you to speak with our experienced San Diego wrongful death lawyer at 800-235-6801 to help you. We will bring our expertise to your case and obtain the justice you deserve.
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