Call today for a Free Consultation! 1.800.208.3538 Available 24 Hours

Federico Vargas Paso Robles Accident 21st and Spring Streets

Federico Vargas Paso Robles Accident 21st and SpringFederico Vargas, 75, Victim in Paso Robles Pedestrian Accident

PASO ROBLES  (February 14, 2018)- According to the Paso Robles Daily News, Federico Vargas, 75, of Templeton, has been ID’d as the victim fatally injured following a pedestrian versus auto collision back on Friday.

Paso Robles police were notified of the collision at the intersection of 21st and Springs street at roughly 12:40 p.m.

Authorities have indicated that Vargas had been crossing the street before being struck by a vehicle headed southbound on Spring Street while he proceeded to walk eastbound.

Sadly, the 75-year-old Templeton man did not survive the impact of the collision. He was tragically pronounced at the scene by police before paramedics could attempt to revive him.

Per the Paso Robles Daily News, police officials confirmed the driver did remain at the scene and was not suspected to be under the influence but was thoroughly questioned.

Paso Robles and Atascadero Police Departments Investigating

No further details have been provided at this time while the Paso Robles and Atascadero police departments team up to handle the investigation.


We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Mr. Federico Vargas as they search for peace and comfort.


San Luis Obispo County Wrongful Death Lawyer

Based on the details provided so far from the report, it seems as though the driver will likely share at least some liability for this incident and the tragic untimely passing of Federico Vargas who was allegedly in a marked crosswalk upon being struck. Under California law, drivers who are approaching a pedestrian are required to exercise due care and reduce their speed for the safety of the pedestrian.

A forensic examination of both the vehicle and the victim, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine what transpired. This will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. The preliminary investigation has revealed that the driver was not under the influence of drugs and or alcohol, police said. Other factors to consider, was the driver distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact? Police will ultimately determine fault for this accident and issue a report.

In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the surviving family of Federico Vargas may be entitled to a wrongful death lawsuit pending the results of the investigation. Victims may seek compensation for damages including funeral costs, pain and suffering, and loss of companionship.

If you would like to speak with our experienced San Luis Obispo County wrongful death attorneys, call to request a free consultation at 800-235-6801.

Family Members of Wrongful Death Victims

Johnson Attorneys Group

Website graphic for the California Injury Accident Lawyer

Free Consultation

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Every personal injury case is unique and many factors are used to value each case. The losses from your claim include the amount of the medical bills, lost wages, pain, and suffering, etc. The most important factor is your life change resulting from the injury. Typically, the larger the injury and life change, the larger the settlement. We discuss your personal injury claim’s worth during your free consultation. Call for a free consultation 800-208-3538, or complete the form below >
The first thing you should do is contact an attorney. Without the representation of a lawyer, insurance companies might make contact with you directly, and since they are trained to protect their best interests, this could mean a loss of rights on your behalf, especially if you unknowingly sign something that they didn't completely explain to you. Call for a free consultation 800-208-3538, or complete the form below >
The length of a personal injury case depends on many factors including the evaluation and treatment of the injury. The bigger the injury, the longer it takes to treat. Attorney James Johnson helps you be aggressive with the treatment, so the average case normally takes between two and five months. Those who have serious injuries and need surgery may take several months longer. Call for a free consultation 800-208-3538, or complete the form below >
Many victims believe if you don't have health insurance you don't have a case - this NOT true. In fact, those with health insurance usually don't use it since there are so many restrictions and steps to overcome to receive authorization for treatment. Johnson Attorneys Group assists you in finding the best doctors to help. Most of them even wait until a settlement for payment. Call for a free consultation 800-208-3538, or complete the form below >
Handling a personal injury claim by yourself is very difficult. You will deal directly with the insurance adjuster who is often trained to obtain the information they are not entitled to use. This information can negatively impact and de-value your case. Once your case is damaged, it is very difficult to repair it and usually costs you thousands of dollars less in a settlement. Call for a free consultation 800-208-3538, or complete the form below >
You do not pay anything unless you win. We work on a contingency-fee-basis, so we’re only paid if we win your case. When the case is settled, our fee is a percentage, as previously agreed, of the final settlement. These fees are described in full detail in our signed contract before work begins on the case. We cover the case upfront costs including everything from copying and court filing fees to hiring experts - so all your focus can be on getting well. Call for a free consultation 800-208-3538, or complete the form below >

Connect with Us

Google+ | Johnson Attorneys Group JAG-California-Locations_badge_footer

Free Consultation

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

  Your information is never shared.

Copyright © 2019, Johnson Attorneys Group.   All rights reserved. | News | Disclaimer | Privacy | Sitemap | Designed by SEO Pros

James Johnson is responsible for this advertisement.