Woman, 46, Fatally Hit by Cars on 5th Street On-Ramp to Highway 80
SAN FRANCISCO (March 4, 2018) – A fatal pedestrian accident occurred on 5th Street and Highway 80 Sunday morning, according to San Francisco Examiner.
Primary reports indicated that a woman was struck by a car on the 5th Street on-ramp to eastbound Interstate Highway 80.
Fatal Pedestrian Accident in San Francisco, March 4
The woman was knocked to the ground and was then ran over by multiple other vehicles. As per the article, the other motorists possibly did not know that they hit a pedestrian.
Emergency teams responded at the accident scene shortly after 5:50 a.m. The pedestrian, later identified as 46-year-old Monica Aghetoni, was sadly pronounced deceased as a result of the incident.
Meanwhile, officials mentioned that the driver of the first car that struck the victim remained at the location while the other motorists left. It remained unclear how many vehicle were exactly involved in the fatal accident.
The area was shut down until about 8 a.m. Authorities continue to investigate the precise circumstances that led to the collision.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.
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In this specific case, authorities are still looking into several factors in order to determine exactly what led to the tragic accident. If the investigators prove that the drivers involved have been negligent and caused the fatal injuries of the female pedestrian, it is likely that the family of the deceased will have the right to a wrongful death lawsuit. The claim will include compensation for damages such as funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in a pedestrian accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorney Group at 800-235-6801. Our experienced wrongful death lawyers will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you obtain the justice that your family deserves.
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