1 Dead in San Diego Pedestrian Crash near Ashford Street
SAN DIEGO, CA (July 20, 2020) – Early Sunday night, a person died in a hit-and-run accident near Ashford Street.
According to the San Diego Police, the crash happened at about 8:04 p.m. near 4117 Ashford Street. Afterward, the pedestrian succumbed to injuries at the scene.
The authorities described the suspect vehicle as a dark gray or black Dodge Ram pickup truck with overhead cab lights on its roof. Moreover, the car probably has right front side damage. It could also have paper plates, confirmed SDPD Officer John Buttle.
Moreover, reports said that the vehicle last headed north on Ashford Street towards Eckstrom Avenue.
To the grieving family of the victim, our deepest sympathies go out to you.
Handling a Wrongful Death Case
As the loved ones of the victim grieve, it is difficult to accept such a loss that could have been prevented.
Therefore, the victim’s loved ones should know they can take power in this tragic situation. The process of attaining justice should be initiated, even with the responsible driver still at large.
Indeed, a family may have the right to seek compensation for their loss. Some common examples for this include funeral expenses, medical bills, and what is called “loss of consortium.”
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Insurance companies only protect their own interests, which is why we protect those of our clients. Our firm works tirelessly to ensure that families are granted the highest restitution. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients. Above all, we protect them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet.
Sweet Lawyers settle hundreds of cases annually involving wrongful death. Call (800) 674 7852 to get your case filed. We can discuss your claim further and determine your legal options in a free case evaluation. Our firm is here for you and your family. Unlike insurance companies, we will ensure you acquire the highest settlement needed to cover the financial toll of this devastation. Above all, we understand how an accident can set a family back financially and cause immense distress and trauma. Thus, accepting legal support during this time may benefit you. Our attorneys will work incessantly to do right by your loved one.