1 Dead in Stockton Auto Crash on El Dorado Street
STOCKTON, CA (June 7, 2020) – Late Friday morning, a bicyclist died in a hit-and-run crash on El Dorado Street in Stockton.
According to The Stockton Police Department, the 54-year-old man was riding his bike on El Dorado Street near West 8th Street. However, a vehicle struck and killed him just before 10:00 a.m.
After the crash, the driver fled the crash scene. Meanwhile, the police revealed that the bicycle rider succumbed to injuries after being transported to a local hospital.
At this time, the Stockton investigators didn’t disclose further information about the suspect driver or the vehicle and the identity of the deceased.
Our deepest regrets and thoughts are with the family and loved ones of the victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents and Wrongful Death Cases in United States
According to NHTSA, pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities continue to rise in the United States. In fact, more pedestrians and cyclists died in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
For drivers to avoid fatalities and serious injuries, it is important to always be on the lookout for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists. Meanwhile, if you’re a bicyclist, make sure to suit yourself with the proper biking equipment.
The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a wrongful death attorney.
An attorney’s goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents.
“Our firm works tirelessly to ensure that the people we work for are granted the highest restitution possible. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
If you are looking for reliable bicycle accident attorneys, reach out to Sweet Law Group. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field, and we know what it takes to win your case. Our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with cases including bicycle accidents. We will fight to help you achieve the justice and compensation that your family deserves. Call now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852 to speak to an experienced legal professional in your area. You can also reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.