52-year-old Pedestrian, Raul Jaime Arrested in Merced County Crash
Merced County, CA (October 25, 2021) – On Monday, officers arrested 21-year-old Raul Jaime in a fatal hit-and-run crash on Highway 99.
The fatal incident took place at around 2 a.m. on the northbound freeway, north of Atwater Boulevard.
The authorities said a 24-year-old driver thought struck an object in the road. However, he realized he struck a man and immediately called 911 for assistance.
When the investigators arrived, they said the 52-year-old victim has already been struck by another driver.
Unfortunately, the pedestrian died at the scene.
Moreover, the officers discovered a broken license plate registered to a 2018 Toyota Camry in Livingston. Hours later, they arrested Jaime, the vehicle owner, on hit-and-run charges.
Meanwhile, the authorities are still investigating what led to the fatal incident and searching for more evidence. They do not consider alcohol as a factor in the crash.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our sincere condolences to the deceased’s loved ones. May you courage during this difficult time.
One Killed in Highway 99 Hit-and-Run Crash
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