Julie Johnson Killed, Jayme Johnson Injured in Santee Hit-and-Run on Molino Road
SANTEE (August 31, 2018) – A pedestrian died and another was hospitalized after being struck by an alleged hit-and-run driver on Molino Road Wednesday night, according to FOX 5 and CBS San Diego.
The deceased victim has been identified as 46-year-old Julie Johnson, while the injured has been named as 30-year-old Jayme Johnson.
As per the reports, deputies said the two women were struck by a vehicle on Molina Road near El Nopal.
Prior to the collision, the car involved, a late-model Honda sedan, was occupied by three teens who were found arguing with a resident in neighborhood. The teens then hopped into their car and sped away.
In the process, the Honda jumped a curb and hit the two pedestrians.
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Officers said Julie Johnson was admitted to an intensive-care unit but later died. Her daughter-in-law, Jayme Johnson, was also hospitalized with unspecified injuries and was then released Thursday afternoon.
A GoFundMe page has been created to help the Julie Johnson’s family and her funeral expenses.
Meanwhile, the teens did not stop to render aid and fled. Authorities were able to locate the vehicle and arrested one 16-year-old boy. He was booked into Juvenile Hall on felony hit-and-run charges.
A second 16-year-old was also detained on suspicion of hit-and-run. The third party, a light skinned black male approximately 18 years old, 6’1″, 140 lbs., is still outstanding.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Ms. Julie Johnson during such a difficult time. We also wish Ms. Jayme Johnson a swift and full recovery.
Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, it is apparent that the three teens occupying the Honda sedanwill be held responsible for causing the tragic incident that led to the death and injuries of the innocent pedestrians involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision killed and injured other individuals.
The surviving family of Ms. Julie Johnson, and the injured, Ms. Jayme Johnson, will have then the right to pursue a wrongful death and personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault parties.
Victims of hit-and-run incidents will be entitled to a recompense for the funeral costs, hospital bills, pain and suffering, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If you, or loved one, have been a victim in an auto accident due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group and speak with our experienced San Diego County wrongful death and personal injury lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and get the justice you deserve. Contact us at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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