Roosevelt Kairy Hit by Car on Highway 101; Vernon Gee Arrested
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (July 18, 2017) – A pedestrian was killed in a suspected hit-and-run accident on Highway 101 early Monday morning, according to San Francisco Examiner.
The accident was reported at 3:12 a.m. on southbound Highway 101 near Grand Avenue.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said 69-year-old Roosevelt Kairy was struck by a vehicle on the highway. The South San Francisco man was found dead in the area of the collision while the car which hit him fled.
CHP affirmed that the alleged driver involved, 62-year-old Vernon Gee, was giving a friend a ride home when he collided with the victim. He reportedly took his friend home and eventually contacted the authorities to report he possibly hit a pedestrian.
Gee, of San Francisco, was later arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run. Meanwhile, CHP affirmed that Kairy suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and had walked away from his home.
The incident prompted all southbound lanes to shut down on Highway 101 as a Sig-alert was issued at 3:59 a.m. All lanes reopened after two hours.
We are deeply saddened by the news of this tragedy. We offer our sincerest thoughts and heartfelt condolences to the friends and family members of Mr. Roosevelt Kairy during such a difficult time.
Losing a loved one is devastating for any family to deal with, especially when the loss is caused by the negligence of another party. At Johnson Attorneys Group, we understand that a death does not only affect the emotional and psychological dispositions of a surviving family, but also their economic facets. We know that no amount of money can replace the life of your significant other, however, seeking a wrongful death lawsuit may lessen the financial difficulties that may arise in the future. We at Johnson Attorneys Group are well prepared to assist you in proceeding on with your claim and will work aggressively to obtain the maximum compensation you are entitled to by law.
Our staff believes the family of Mr. Roosevelt Kairy has legal rights against the alleged hit-and-run motorist and may take this inquest in court. If you have lost a loved one in a tragic accident where another person is at fault, contact our law firm and speak with an experienced California wrongful death attorney today at 800-235-6801. Our team will bring all our expertise to your case and help you get the justice you deserve.
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