Woman Killed in Hit-and-run Crash; Fremont Driver Arrested
UNION CITY, California (May 23, 2018) —Mike Simpson Tanios, 29, of Fremont has been arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run following a fatal pedestrian accident on Alvardo Niles Road last night, according to the San Jose Mercury News.
The collision took place about 9:04 p.m. A woman who was walking in a crosswalk on Alvarado-Niles Road was allegedly struck by Tanios’ vehicle, but instead of helping her he fled the scene. The woman died of her injuries at the scene of the crash.
The suspect was later located and arrested without incident. He is reportedly cooperating with the police investigation.
Police investigating the collision closed down Alvarado-Niles Road at Mann Avenue until nearly 3 a.m.
We extend our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of the victim during this difficult time.
Alameda County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Police have already determined that this man is at fault for causing the death of this woman. It appears that the suspect is going to face criminal charges for her death. He could also face a seperate civil lawsuit from the family of the woman who died.
If a negligent driver or another entity is at fault for a collision resulting in injuries to you or a loved one, there may be grounds for a personal injury or wrongful death claim. While this is always a personal decision, for many the financial losses associated with a traffic accident are significant. The losses include time lost off work, medical and funeral expenses, loss of consortium and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in a California traffic accident, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers to help you. We will bring our expertise to your case and guide you every step of the way. Give our office a call at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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