Demetre Peterson Struck and Killed in Pedestrian Accident in San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA (November 11, 2020) – Early Tuesday morning, 41-year-old Demetre Peterson died in an hit-and-run accident on East Third Street.
Apparently, a witness notified the police at about 3:47 a.m. regarding a man covered in blood, lying near Third Street.
Moreover, the accident occurred at North Waterman Avenue, between Allen Street and Lugo Avenue, said San Bernardino Police.
Indeed, authorities revealed that Mr. Peterson walked in a low-lit area at the time that a car hit him.
Even so, the driver that struck the victim fled the scene.
Later on, a San Bernardino press release identified the deceased as Rialto resident Demetre Peterson.
With deep sorrow, we extend our heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of Demetre Peterson.
Following the San Bernardino Hit and Run
As the family of the victim grieves this deadly accident, Sweet Lawyers wants to offer our legal support. Indeed, it is important to recognize that if your family loses someone in an hit-and-run, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit. This is even true if the suspect involved is still at large.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of tragic incidents. Insurance carriers only protect their interests, so we protect the interests of our clients. Although nothing can bring back the victim, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
If you lost a loved one in a wrongful death accident, do not hesitate to reach out to us. The process of dealing with your loss, while fighting for justice, is no easy feat. Our 40 years of experience and constant commitment will ensure your family is well taken care of moving forward. Indeed, it is what is necessary to alleviate some of the financial burdens following a serious incident. We wish to make this process as easy for you as possible. For more information, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional.