18-Year-Old Dodge Driver Involved in Salinas Fatal Pedestrian Accident
Salinas, CA (May 13, 2022) On Wednesday, a 67-year-old pedestrian was fatally struck in an accident on North Main Chaparral Street.
The Salinas Police Department (SPD) says that a 2010 Dodge Charger struck a pedestrian crossing a marked crosswalk at about 10 p.m.
Moreover, reports say that the pedestrian had walked 2 lanes and turned around to return the way they came.
Furthermore, police are investigating the incident and have ruled out impairment as a factor in the crash.
The 18-year-old Dodge driver stayed at the scene and waited for the police to arrive.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our sympathies to the loved ones of the deceased. Our thoughts are with you through these trying times.
Pedestrian Accidents Could Be Fatal
Nowadays, unexpected death could just happen at any time.
Consequently, a person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other people like in the Main Chaparral Street accident.
Knowing that when a person dies or is killed due to another’s negligence or misconduct, the bereaved can sue the negligent parties for the damages that they caused.
Some situations that could result in a wrongful death are transportation accidents, pedestrian collisions, and any other instance caused by the wrongdoing of another person.
Additionally, when the bereaved files for a wrongful death claim, economic and non-economic damages are taken into consideration.
These can include high medical bills, loss of benefits, funeral services costs, and much more.
Additionally, we guarantee that our lawyers will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. Indeed, they will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain important data that will help your case.
Our legal experts will work on your behalf to hold the responsible party accountable for their failure to follow traffic laws, resulting in the untimely death of your loved one.
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