Stockton Man, 34, Fatally Struck by Vehicle at Oak Park
STOCKTON (July 11, 2018) – A 34-year-old man was killed in an alleged hit-and-run collision at Oak Park along E Alpine Avenue, according to CBS News.
The incident happened on Tuesday around 8:30 a.m.
For reasons still under investigation, an unidentified man was struck by a vehicle in the 600 block of E Alpine. Responding paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. The name of the fatality remained unknown at this time pending next of kin notification.
Deadly Hit-and-Run Accident in Stockton
Meanwhile, authorities said the driver who hit him took off and has not been found. Police believe the man was intentionally hit by the car.
Detectives are still trying to figure out a motive and identify a suspect. Anyone with information relevant to the investigation is asked to contact the authorities at (209) 937-8377.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
Motorists are obliged to remain at the scene after being involved in a collision. A driver who flees the area without rendering assistance or leaving a contact information can be subjected to felony hit-and-run charges. Based on this news report, it is apparent that the motorist involved who continued driving after hitting the 34-year-old Stockton man will be held responsible for the tragic incident.
In this specific case, the family members of the deceased may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault person. Surviving family members of hit-and-run victims are entitled to seek recompense for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship. We hope the alleged hit-and-run driver will be located soon.
If your loved one has been killed in similar incident and you are unsure of what steps to take, contact our experienced wrongful death lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with a free case consultation. Call Johnson Attorneys Group today for a free case consultation.