Ronda Block, 57, Fatally Struck by Vehicle on Sierra Way Near Buena Vista Drive
KERNVILLE, Kern County (August 6, 2018) – According to a local news source, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred on Sierra Way Friday evening.
The deceased was identified by the Kern County Coroner’s Office as 57-year-old Ronda Jean Block.
As per the article, Block was hit by a vehicle, for reasons still under investigation, on Sierra Way just south of Buena Vista Drive.
Deadly Pedestrian Accident Friday in Kernville
Shortly after 8:45 p.m., emergency crews arrived at the scene and found Block suffering in injuries. The victim was reportedly rushed to Kern Valley Hospital where she later died.
Authorities did not discuss whether the motorist involved stayed or not at the location after the collision.
Meanwhile, CHP determined drugs or alcohol were not factors in the incident. The exact circumstances that led to the deadly crash are still being investigated.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Ms. Ronda Block as they search for peace and comfort.
Kern County Personal Injury Lawyer
A forensic examination of the vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Pending results of the investigation, the family members of Ms. Ronda Block may have the right to a wrongful death claim. Surviving family of victims killed in pedestrian accidents are potentially entitled to seek recompense for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been involved in a pedestrian accident and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced Kern County personal injury lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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