Pui Yee, 78, ID’d as Victim Fatally Struck by Vehicle on Thursday, November 9th
SAN FRANCISCO (November 15, 2017)- According to the San Francisco Police Department, Pui Yee, 78, of San Francisco, has been identified as the woman who was fatally struck back on Thursday, November 9th.
San Francisco Pedestrian Accident
Authorities responded to a pedestrian versus auto collision which took place at roughly 12″19 p.m. at the intersection of Geary Boulevard and 7th Avenue.
Upon their arrival, police officials observed an elderly woman suffering from major injuries in grave condition. The victim, Pui Yee, was quickly rushed to a trauma center where she sadly did not survive and died of her injuries a short while after being admitted to the hospital.
No details have been released regarding the circumstances of the collision nor has any information be provided on the driver involved who was confirmed to have stayed at the scene following the collision.
The San Francisco Police Department will handle the investigation which is currently pending.
San Francisco Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on the details provided so far from the report, there are still many unanswered questions that will be addressed pending the investigation. California laws read that any driver of a vehicle approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk shall exercise all due care and shall reduce the speed of the vehicle or take any other action relating to the operation of the vehicle as necessary to safeguard the safety of the pedestrian.
A forensic examination of both the vehicle and the pedestrian victim, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not either the driver of the vehicle was under the influence at the time of the accident? Was the driver driving recklessly or over the speed limit prior to impact? What were the road conditions? Were the traffic lights at the intersection functioning properly? Each of these factors will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Contact our experienced San Francisco wrongful death lawyers today 800-235-6801 and allow us to provide you with the advice and any guidance that may be needed following the sudden and unprepared tragic loss of a loved one.
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