Zena Greenhalgh, 51, Fatally Hit by Car in Menifee
MENIFEE (March 21, 2018) – A female pedestrian was killed after a traffic collision on Murrieta Road Wednesday morning, according to The Press Enterprise.
Riverside County Coroner Office identified 51-year-old Zena Greenhalgh, of Homeland.
As per the article, deputies said Greenhalgh was walking in the middle of Murrieta Road when she was struck by a vehicle that was headed north at the time. The accident was reported just after 4 a.m. near Floyd Avenue.
Menifee Pedestrian Accident on Murrieta Road, March 21
Greenhalgh was found lying in the roadway following the incident. She died at the scene.
Meanwhile, the driver stopped after hitting the woman and cooperated with the authorities. Murrieta Road was forced to shut down for several hours as a result of the collision which remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Riverside County Sheriff’s Menifee Traffic Team at 951-210-1000.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Ms. Zena Greenhalgh during such a difficult time.
Riverside County Wrongful Death Lawyer
California has several right of way laws that apply to the pedestrians. These laws include the obligation of the drivers to exercise due care and lessen the speed of their cars while approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk.
In this case, authorities are investigating several factors such as alcohol or drugs, excessive speed, distracted driving and negligence to determine the liability in the incident. Once the investigation process is over and it proves that the motorist has been negligent and caused the incident that killed Ms. Zena Greenhalgh, the family members of Ms. Greenhalgh will have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, hospital bills, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto collision and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. Our experienced Riverside County wrongful death lawyer will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call for a free consultation at 800-235-6801.
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