Ronnie Aldaco Killed in Car Accident in South Sacramento
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. (Sept. 11, 2018) – Ronnie Aldaco, 32, of Elk Grove, has been identified as the bicyclist who was struck and killed by a pickup truck Tuesday morning near the intersection of Gerber and Reese roads in the south Sacramento, according to CBS Sacramento.
Police closed down a portion of eastbound Gerber Road to investigate the cause of the collision.
Wrongful Death Investigation
The investigation into this collision is underway to determine fault. It’s unknown at this time what led to the collision and whether or not it could have been avoided. As police piece together evidence, they should consider whether or not the driver provided the mandatory 3-foot distance between the vehicle and the bicyclist as required under California law.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family Ronnie Aldaco.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances. An injured person should seek out immediate and ongoing medical care until they are completely better. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members against those responsible and or their insurance companies.
Keep in mind that there are times when a government entity or an employer of an involved motorist that may share responsibility for an accident. All responsible parties can be identified during the investigation.
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ORIGINAL CHP DISPATCH
Incident: 00119 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: Gerber Rd / Reese Rd Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 38.481685 -121.396123
7:58 AM 8  1039 CORONER
7:14 AM 7  NO ETA AVAIL — ATTEMPTING TO CONTACT DRIVER — NOT ANSWERING , WILL CALL BACK
7:08 AM 6  A112-072 CENTRAL VALLEY ETA /FOR EVID TOW
6:26 AM 5  [Rotation Request Comment] CENTRAL VALLEY TOW 916-457-4000 1185EV
6:06 AM 4  CORRECTION LINE 9 MAR TOYT CAM VS BICYCLE
6:05 AM 3  FIRE IS 97
6:00 AM 2  [Appended, 06:00:38]  SAC SO TFRD RP TO SAC FIRE
5:59 AM 1  [Appended, 06:00:38]  UNK VEH VS PED