Pedestrian Killed in Sacramento Car Accident on Arden Way
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Sept. 11, 2018) — A pedestrian died early Monday in a car accident on Arden Way north of Highway 160, Sacramento police said.
A response by the Sacramento Police Department and Sacramento Fire Department was made about 12:39 a.m. to the location of the crash in the 700 block of Arden Way, police said.
Shortly after their arrival, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver stopped and cooperated with the investigation into the cause of the crash.
Police closed down the roadway to allow the Major Collisions and Investigations unit to conduct its investigation.
Wrongful Death Investigation
The investigation into this collision is underway to determine fault. It’s unknown at this time who is at fault for this person’s death, but a determination will be made in an official police report.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the pedestrian who died.
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.
We hope you are able to get the help you need, but if you would like legal assistance, please call us at 855-703-4186 to request a free consultation.
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