Woman, 51, Killed in Car Accident on Business 80 Near E Street
SACRAMENTO (May 4, 2018) – A 51-year-old woman was killed in a traffic collision Thursday evening on Business 80, according to KCRA News.
Preliminary investigation revealed the victim was driving an Audi on Business 80 near E Street exit when she was struck from behind by a BMW driven by a 28-year-old man.
Woman Fatally Struck by Car in Sacramento
As per the article, after the minor crash, the two drivers pulled over on the side of northbound Business 80 to discuss the damage. Then, for reasons still under investigation, the male driver got back into his vehicle and hit the woman.
First responders transported the woman the hospital, where she later sadly died. At this time, the name of the deceased remained undisclosed pending next of kin notification.
Primary reports indicated the male driver involved is cooperating with the authorities. Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
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A forensic examination of the Audi and the BMW, 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 the driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not the 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.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the family members of the deceased may have the right to a wrongful death lawsuit. The surviving family of victims in fatal car accidents are entitled to seek recompense for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been killed in a traffic collision and you believe another person is at-fault, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced Sacramento County wrongful death lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a sudden traumatic incident.
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