Thomas Shierts, 2, Killed in San Bernardino Hit-and-Run on Del Rosa Avenue
SAN BERNARDINO (June 1, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed after an alleged hit-and-run accident on Del Rosa Avenue late Thursday night, according to The Press Enterprise.
The San Benardino Sheriff’s Department identified the victim as 62-year-old Thomas Peter Shierts, of San Bernardino.
As per the article, police said Shierts was walking on the west side of Del Rosa Avenue when he crossed to the east portion of the street and was struck by a vehicle headed south.
The collision took place at about 10:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of Del Rosa Avenue.
Pedestrian Hit by Car San Bernardino, May 31
Shierts was left with severe injuries while the driver who hit him did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. The pedestrian was rushed to St. Bernardine Medical Center where he later died.
Meanwhile, police described the suspect car as a dark-colored small, newer 4-door sedan. The tragic incident prompted a second vehicle to veer and crash into a third car. Both motorists reportedly stopped.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact 909-384-5742.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Mr. Thomas Shierts during such a difficult time.
San Bernardino Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on the news report, it is evident that the driver of the 4-door car will be held liable for causing the tragic incident that led to the death of the pedestrian involved. Regardless of their reasons, leaving the area following a crash is a serious crime and is punishable by law, especially if the collision tragically killed another individual.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing are clearly factors, the surviving family of Mr. Thomas Shierts will be entitled to a lawsuit against the suspect.
Family members of wrongful death victims are entitled to a recompense for damages including hospital bills, funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim of an auto accident caused by the negligence and wrongdoing of another person, we encourage you to speak with our experienced San Benardino wrongful death lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Give us a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation. wrongful death lawyer to help you.
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