SUSANVILLE (October 13, 2016)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a 16-year-old boy who has not been properly identified was the victim of a deadly hit-and-run pedestrian collision Tuesday evening.
At roughly 7:00 p.m., California Highway Patrol officials responded to a collision involving a 2002 Chevy pickup and a teenager from Janesville along Johnstonville Road.
The driver of the pickup truck, Juan Ruiz Esqueda, 61, allegedly struck the teen with the left front of his vehicle and fled the scene.
Paramedics responded to the crash site and confirmed the teen had tragically passed from his injuries incurred from the blow.
A short while later Esqueda was located and arrested by police officials.
No further details have been released at this time.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family and friends during such difficult times.
st deadly accidents are preventable tragedies. If a negligent party has disregarded the safety of others has led to the death of a family member or close friend, it is likely you may have the right to a wrongful death lawsuit. If you have recently lost a loved one and you believe another person is at fault, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today to speak with one of our experienced Lassen County wrongful death lawyers at 800-235-6801.
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