Gregorio Noriega-Huerta, 93, Killed in Chula Vista Hit-and-Run at Third Avenue and Anita Street
CHULA VISTA (January 14, 2018) – An elderly pedestrian killed after an alleged hit-and-run collision at Third Avenue and Anita Street has been identified as Gregorio Noriega-Huerta, according to NBC San Diego.
The 93-year-old Chula Vista man was a victim of a tragic accident which occurred on January 4, just after 7 p.m.
As per the article, police said Noriega-Huerta was walking across the area of Third Avenue and Anita Street when he was struck by a passing vehicle.
Noriega-Huerta was immediately transported to UCSD with a femur fracture. As soon as the victim arrived at the hospital, he became unresponsive and later died.
NBC San Diego reported that Noriega-Huerta suffered from hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the drive involved did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. The incident remains under investigation.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Mr. Gregorio Noriega-Huerta during such a difficult time.
San Diego County Wrongful Death Lawyer
It is apparent that the motorist involved will be held responsible for causing the tragic accident that has led to the death of Mr. Gregorio Noriega-Huerta. Regardless of their reasons, fleeing the scene following a collision is a serious crime and punishable by law, especially if the crash fatally injured another individual. We are hopeful that the suspect will soon be located and justice will then be served.
The family of Mr. Noriega-Huerta has the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the suspect who has neglected the safety of others on the road. 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 due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another party, we encourage you to speak with our experienced San Diego County wrongful death lawyer to assist you in proceeding on with your case. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and help you get the justice you deserve. Call us at 800-235-6801 for a free consultation.
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