Michelle Garcia, 35, Fatally Hit by Car in Oxnard
OXNARD (October 25, 2017) – A pedestrian struck and killed on Oxnard Boulevard Monday has been identified as 35-year-old Michelle Garcia, according to Ventura County Star.
Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office said the Oxnard woman was a victim of a tragic accident which took place around 7:15 p.m. on South Oxnard Boulevard.
As per the article, deputies and police affirmed that Garcia was crossing Oxnard Boulevard between South Rose Avenue and East Channel Islands Boulevard when she was hit by a pickup truck. She suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
Meanwhile, police added that the driver of the pickup stopped and stayed in the area following the collision. The incident remains under investigation.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Ms. Michelle Garcia during such a difficult time.
Oxnard Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, it appears that there are still several unanswered questions here. Was the driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was the driver negligent in any other way? Was the victim in a designated crossing area or crosswalk? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the family of Michelle Garcia may be entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party where they may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, funeral costs, lost future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been the victim of an accident and you are left wondering what steps to take, contact our experienced Oxnard wrongful death lawyers today at 800-235-6801 as we can provide you with the proper advice and guidance following the loss of a loved one.
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