San Jose Hit-And-Run Accident Kills Nicholas Hall
San Jose, CA (June 16, 2020) – On Monday, at around 2:02 a.m., Nicholas Hall died in a hit-and-run accident on Mclaughlin Avenue and Algiers Street.
San Jose police discovered Mr. Hall with fatal injuries laying on McLaughlin Avenue. The rescuers immediately rendered medical aid to the victim and rushed him to a local hospital.
However, the Nicholas Hall was later pronounced dead.
Moreover, officers believe the unidentified vehicle involved was moving southbound on McLaughlin Avenue, north of Algiers.
It was in the No. 1 lane when it hit the victim and immediately left the area.
Also, investigators said Mr. Hall may not have been in a crosswalk when he was hit.
Furthermore, San Jose police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the vehicle and driver.
Please contact Detective Brian McMahon of the San Jose Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654 if you have further details about the incident.
We at Sweet Lawyer would like to express our condolences to the family of Nicholas Hall. Our thoughts are with you in this painful time.
The Rising Numbers of Road Fatality
Considering this hit-and-run accident, it is San Jose’s 23rd traffic fatality and the 10th vehicle vs. pedestrian fatality of 2020.
It is clear now more than ever that one person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other individuals. This is quite common in accidents that result in death.
It is crucial that the family of the victim becomes aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit.
A wrongful death claim is a claim brought against a defendant who has caused someone’s death, either through negligence or as a result of some intentional action.
Turn to Sweet Lawyers if a family member died in a wrongful death. We have an extensive team of experts to guide and help you get the compensation your family deserves. Call our offices now at (800) 674-7852. Also, you may send us an e-mail, or talk to our live chat agents to schedule a free consultation with a professional in your area.