Maria DeJesus Gomez, 48, Hit and Killed by Car in Gridley
GRIDLEY (April 5, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed after an alleged hit-and-run accident in the area of Magnolia and Haskell streets Sunday night, according Gridley Herald and Chico Enterprise-Record.
The victim has been identified as 48-year-old Maria DeJesus Gomez, of Gridley.
As per the reports, Gridley-Biggs police said Gomez was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Magnolia and Haskell Streets. The collision took place just after 9 p.m. on April 1.
Gridley Pedestrian Accident at Magnolia and Haskell Streets
Gomez was left with severe injuries after the driver did not stop to render aid and fled west on Magnolia. She was initially taken to Gridley’s Orchard Hospital and then to Enloe Medical Center in Chico where she died.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that Gomez was in a crosswalk when she was hit. The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 846-5670.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Maria DeJesus Gomez during such a difficult time.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
It is evident that the motorist involved will be held fully responsible for causing the collision that led to the death of Ms. Maria DeJesus Gomez. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the incident tragically killed another individual. We are hopeful that authorities will be able to locate the suspect and justice will soon be served.
The surviving family of Ms. Gomez has then the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party, seeking a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim of an auto accident caused by the negligence and wrongdoing of another person, we encourage you to speak with our experienced wrongful death lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Call us at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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