Pedestrian Hit and Killed by Car on Florida Avenue Near Girard Street
HEMET (March 29, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed in an alleged hit-and-run collision on Florida Avenue Wednesday just before midnight, according to the Press Enterprise.
Officials said the victim was struck by a silver Pontiac, possible a Grand Am or Grand Prix, heading east on Florida Avenue near Girard Street.
Pedestrian Killed in Hemet Hit-and-Run Crash
The collision resulted in fatal injuries to the pedestrian. The name of the deceased remained undisclosed pending notification of next of kin.
Primary reports indicated that the motorist involved continued driving east on Florida Avenue following the incident.
At this time, authorities continue to investigate the case as a hit-and-run collision. No immediate information has been yet released on the name and whereabouts of the suspect.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.
Riverside County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Most traffic accidents which involve a driver who flees the scene can be subjected to serious criminal charges, especially when a particular crash kills another person. Such circumstances are considered as “felony hit-and-run.” In this specific accident, the family members of the deceased victim may have the legal right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the suspect, depending on the results of the investigation. We hope the hit-and-run motorist will be located soon, and justice will then be served.
If your loved one has been killed in a tragic incident, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 to speak with our experienced wrongful death lawyers for a free case consultation.
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