Frederick Frasier Jr. Killed in Hit-and-Run at Normandie and Manchester
LOS ANGELES (June 7, 2018) – The hit-and-run suspect who killed a bicyclist after a crash in the area of Normandie and Manchester avenues in April has been identified, according to KTLA and The Los Angeles Times.
Police affirmed that 23-year-old Mariah Kandise Banks was taken into custody on Wednesday, June 6.
As per the reports, officials said Banks was driving a white Porsche Cayenne SUV at a high rate of speed when she struck 22-year-old Fredrick Frasier Jr. who was riding his bicycle east at the time.
Bicycle Accident at Normandie and Manchester Avenues
Frasier died as a result of the crash. The collision occurred on April 10 near the intersection of Normandie and Manchester avenues.
Banks did not stop to render aid and fled the scene after hitting Frasier. Police later found the Cayenne which had been painted black and ultimately located Banks in Moreno Valley, about 60 miles away from the crash site.
The Los Angeles woman was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter.
Los Angeles County Wrongful Death Lawyer
In this case, it is evident that Ms. Mariah Banks will be held responsible for causing the tragic incident that led to the death of the bicyclist involved. Regardless of her reasons, leaving the area following a crash is a serious crime and is punishable by law, especially if the collision killed another individual.
Aside from fleeing the scene, the suspect is also accused of speeding at the time of the deadly incident. The surviving family members of Mr. Fredrick Frasier Jr. will have then the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, lost 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 call Johnson Attorneys Group and speak with our experienced Los Angeles County wrongful death 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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