Daniel Holder, 58, Victim in Hit-and-Run
DATE OF COLLISION: Sunday, October 21st
October 22, 2018- According to Bakersfield Now, Daniel Holder, 58, of Buttonwillow, has been identified as the man fatally injured following a hit-and-run collision yesterday.
According to the report, the collision occurred on Buttonwillow Drive just south of Sullivan Road at an unspecified time of day.
California Highway Patrol authorities have reported that Holder had been operating a motorcycle before being struck from the rear by a motorist who failed to stop continuing to flee the scene.
The collision tragically left the 58-year-old Buttonwillow man with fatal injuries as he was determined to have been pronounced at the scene upon the arrival of the fire department and paramedics.
Hit-and-Run Motorist Remains At-Large
Meanwhile, CHP officials have noted that the driver responsible remains at-large encouraging anyone who may have a lead or information to phone CHP at (661) 764-5580.
*We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Mr. Holder as they search for peace and comfort.
Bakersfield and Kern County 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 Daniel Holder 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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