Charles Triplett, 56, Victim in Hit-and-Run
DATE OF INCIDENT: Tuesday, July 17th
July 23, 2018- According to the Sacramento Bee, Charles Triplett, 56, died of his injuries Saturday suffered from a hit-and-run collision earlier in the week at Arena and Marysville boulevards.
Sacramento police officials responded to the collision which took place at 9:46 p.m.
Very limited details have been provided so far as it remains unclear whether this was an auto, pedestrian, or bicycle collision.
After being rushed to a trauma center, Triplett remained hospitalized for four days until succumbing to his injuries.
No further information has been reported as the investigation is likely still 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 here. Was this a single or multi-vehicle accident? Was the victim the driver or a passenger? Was either alcohol or drugs involved possibly serving as a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Were any involved motorists negligent in any other way? Were there any other motorists injured in the collision? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the family members of Charles Triplett may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against an at-fault party pending how the investigation turns out. Immediate family of the victim would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, funeral costs, lost future income and loss of love and companionship.
If you have lost a loved one following a tragic accident, contact our Sacramento wrongful death lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden tragic loss. Contact us today at 855-703-4186.
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