Victim Identified as Francois Jouaux, 46
LA HONDA, California (March 27, 2016) – According to California Highway Patrol dispatch team, a deadly head-on hit-and-run crash occurred on La Honda Road (Highway 84) on Sunday evening. (map)
CHP received a call about a Ford F-250 pickup truck and a small white Honda which collided shortly before 7 p.m.
Per the San Jose Mercury News, the driver fo the pickup truck likely crossed into oncoming traffic over the double yellow lines and collided into the Honda.
As per the dispatch, a man was found trapped inside the Honda following the crash. San Mateo County Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and confirmed that the victim was deceased upon their arrival.
Per the San Jose Mercury News, the victim has since been identified as Francois Jouaux, 46, of Woodside.
Menwhile, the pickup driver, 46-year-old El Granada resident Tom Doane, fled on foot. He was located at Kaiser hospital in Redwood City where he went for treatment for major hand injuries.
Doane was arrested at the hospital on suspicion of felony hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter.
We from Johnson Attorneys Group extend our most heartfelt condolences and prayers to the family and friends of the victim at this time.
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