Carl Hofstetter Arrested in Redwood City Hit and Run on El Camino Real
REDWOOD CITY, CA (May 11, 2021) – Early Monday morning, a person died in a hit-and-run crash on El Camino Real near Maple Street.
According to Redwood City Police, the incident involved a pedestrian and a vehicle. Moreover, the crash happened at around 2:50 a.m. on El Camino Real.
Reports revealed that a white cargo van struck and killed a pedestrian.
Meanwhile, the crash closed El Camino Real between Maple Street and Roosevelt Avenue.
Also, the male suspect in his 40s fled the scene through his vehicle. The white cargo van with major front-end damage drove northbound El Camino Real near Lincoln Avenue.
Furthermore, officials advise everyone to avoid the area and to find alternate routes.
Later reports confirmed that they detained the hit and run suspect, Carl Hofstetter.
Police arrested him and booked into the San Mateo County Jail with charges of felony hit and run and vehicular homicide.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Dealing with The Loss after a Redwood City Accident
While assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in a time of a devastating loss, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step towards closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. 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.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate times. Moreover, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system and has no problem overcoming challenges. Our firm buckles down when it comes to client well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate, while we determine the ideal approach to getting you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll the loss of a loved one has brought will be covered with us. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.