Husband Injured, Wife Dead in Sunnyvale Pedestrian Accident
LOCATION: Sunnyvale, CA
DATE OF INCIDENT: Friday, April 27th
May 2nd, 2018– According to the SF Bay News, an 84-year-old woman identified as Peiqiu Zhangon and her husband were involved in a deadly pedestrian versus auto collision Friday afternoon.
Sunnyvale police officials responded to the scene of the collision which occurred at 3:30 p.m. at 1165 West El Camino Real.
According to police, both Peiqiu Zhangon and her husband had been walking easterly on the northbound sidewalk before being hit by an unknown vehicle.
The impact of the collision left both the husband and wife injured as they were rushed to trauma centers for their injuries.
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According to the SF Bay News, Peiqiu Zhangon sadly did not survive and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Meanwhile, her husband’s name and condition remain unclear at this time.
Sunnyvale police officials were able to confirm that the motorist involved who struck the victims did indeed remain at the scene and was cooperative during the questioning process.
At this time, the Major Accident Investigation Team is currently looking into this matter as details have not been revealed disclosing the series of events which took place leading up to the collision.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the elderly victims and their family and friends during such difficult times.
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Based on the details provided so far from the report, it seems as though the driver will likely share at least some responsibility for the collision a which left a husband hospitalized and his wife fatally injured. There are still many unanswered questions, however. Under California law, drivers who are approaching a pedestrian are required to exercise due care and reduce their speed for the safety of the pedestrian.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the family members of a wrongful death victim may be entitled to a wrongful death lawsuit following a tragedy where another motorist is found liable. Wrongful death victims are entitled to compensation for damages including funeral costs, pain and suffering, and loss of love and companionship.
If you would like to speak with our experienced Sunnyvale and San Jose wrongful death and personal injury attorneys, call to request a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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