24-Year-Old Woman Dies in River Street Pedestrian Collision
Santa Cruz, CA (August 5, 2022) On Thursday, a 24-year-old woman died and a 4-year-old child was injured in a pedestrian accident on Highway 1.
Santa Cruz Police say that the fatal collision happened at around 12:45 a.m. at River Street.
Reports say that a vehicle heading north struck the woman and child crossing the highway at River Street.
Authorities say that the woman died at the hospital, while the minor is in stable condition.
Moreover, officials say that the driver stayed at the scene. Additionally, police say that the driver did not show signs of impairment.
Furthermore, police are investigating the case and have not released additional information regarding the crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our sympathies to the loved ones of the deceased in the pedestrian collision on Highway 1. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
What Is a Wrongful Death Claim?
Following the fatal collision at River Street, it is important to make sure you are legally covered so you can grieve in peace.
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 during this time.
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 related to or depend financially on the person who 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
So, to the bereaved of the person who died in the pedestrian accident on Highway 1, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.