Michael Pedigo Killed in Ventura Hit-and-Run Accident, August 10
VENTURA (August 12, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed after an alleged hit-and-run accident in the area of Ventura Avenue and Prospect Street on Friday night, according to Ventura County Star.
The victim, Michael Pedigo, died after the tragic collision which was reported on August 10 at about 8:37 p.m.
As per the article, Ventura police said Pedigo was reportedly seen walking between two parked cars and into the northbound lane of traffic on North Ventura Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle.
Juan Cisneros, 65, Arrested For Hit-and-Run
Pedigo was transported to Ventura County Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries early Saturday morning. His age and city of residence were not disclosed.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver immediately pulled over after hitting the man but ultimately took off. The car involved was described as a white colored 4-door sedan.
The suspect, 65-year-old Ventura resident Juan Caudillo Cisneros, was found and arrested Wednesday August 22 on suspicion of felony hit-and-run and destruction of evidence.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Mr. Michael Pedigo during such a difficult time.
Ventura County Wrongful Death Lawyer
In this case. it is apparent that Mr. Juan Cisneros will be held responsible for causing the tragic incident that led to the death of the pedestrian involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision tragically killed another individual.
The surviving family of Mr. Michael Pedigo will have then the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party. Family members of wrongful death victims will be entitled to a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future 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 person, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group and speak with our experienced Ventura 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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