1 Dead in San Francisco Auto Crash on Bayshore Boulevard
SAN FRANCISCO (July 22, 2020) – Sunday at noon, 53-year-old Michael Kingsley succumbed to injuries after a hit-and-run accident on Bayshore Boulevard.
The authorities received a report of the crash at around noon on Bayshore Boulevard and Jerrold Street.
According to reports, a car hit Mr. Kingsley and escaped the crash scene. Moreover, the San Francisco medical examiner’s office released the identity of the deceased after notifying the family.
Meanwhile, the 21-year-old driver Nifo Ufau, fled after the crash; however, authorities found his empty vehicle a short time later in the 100 block of Barneveld Avenue.
Ufau turned himself in to the police, who detained him on charges of hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Pedestrian Fatalities in California
California had the highest number of pedestrian fatalities in 2017 (858).
As a driver, it’s important to always be aware of the fact that pedestrians have the right of way at any crosswalk or intersection. Thus, yield and be prepared to stop. As pedestrians, we are also responsible of the laws. It is important to follow these rules to avoid accidents that can lead to injuries and worst, death.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. But the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If you have lost a family member in a pedestrian accident, reach out to our team of seasoned and highly qualified wrongful death lawyers. During this time, there are many questions and legal decisions that need to be made. Furthermore, our litigators at the Sweet Lawyers understand your situation. We can help provide you with unmatched legal representation. Moreover, our goal is to help the families of victims acquire justice and the maximum settlement. For more details, call our hotline today at (800) 674 7852.