Castaic Woman Dies in Hit-and-Run Collision on Highway 152
Merced COunty, CA (September 20, 2022) On Sunday evening, 49-year-old Hector Perez Lazaro of Castaic was injured in a fatal crash on Highway 152.
The California Highway Patrol say that a 2007 Lexus GS350 rear-ended a 2020 Kia Optima near Dinosaur Point Road.
Reports say that both cars are eastbound, the iumpact of the collision caused the Kia to fell off a ditch.
Authorities say that Lazaro was driving the KIa, he sustained serious injuries due to the crash. Meanwhile, his passenger, a Castaic woman suffered fatal injuries.
Officials say that the driver of the Lexus fled the scene.
Sweet Lawyers express our sympathies to the family of the deceased. Our hearts are with you through these trying times. Additionally, we wish Hector Perez Lazaro a fast recovery.
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Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It is certain that it would take a lot of time to recover from this loss.
However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.
Additionally, that is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make in an accident like the hit-and-run crash on Highway 152.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person that died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses;
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership);
- Children of the deceased
- Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased
- Personal representatives
- These people can differ from state to state.
To the families of Hector Perez Lazaro and the woman killed in the Highway 152 hit-and-run crash , reach out to our experienced lawyers. Let us help you with your case on behalf of your departed loved one.
Furthermore, with 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle a wrongful death lawsuit in a fatal crash and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you during your legal battle.