Woman Killed Salinas Hit-and-Run at Roy Diaz and De La Torre Friday
SALINAS (September 14, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed after an alleged hit-and-run accident at the intersection of Roy Diaz and De La Torre streets early Friday, according to The Californian and KION News.
The collision took place at approximately 2:30 a.m. near the Salinas Municipal Airport.
As per the reports, Salinas police said a female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle while waking atRoy Diaz and De La Torre streets.
Pedestrian Hit by Car Near Salinas Airport, Sept 14
The woman was found severely injured in the roadway as a result of the crash. She was then immediately taken to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
The name of the deceased victim has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin. Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver of the car involved did not stop to render aid and fled the scene.
Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to locate the suspect. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Salinas Police Department at (831) 758-7250.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of the woman during such a difficult time.
Monterey County Wrongful Death Lawyer
In this case, it is apparent that the driver of the car will be held responsible for causing the tragic incident that led to the death of the pedestrian involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision tragically killed another individual.
The surviving family of the deceased woman will have then the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party. Family members of wrongful death victims will be entitled to a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group and speak with our experienced Monterey County wrongful death lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and get the justice you deserve. Contact us at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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