One Person Struck Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Tao Road and Highway 18
Apple Valley, CA (August 17, 2020) – On Sunday, a person was struck and killed in a pedestrian accident on Tao Road and Highway 18.
Apple Valley Fire Protection District Firefighters responded to reports of a pedestrian accident at about 8:30 p.m. on August 16.
Upon arrival, the authorities found a pedestrian deceased in the eastbound lanes of Highway 18, west of Tao Road in front of the Car and Dog Wash.
Moreover, the involved driver and vehicle, a silver 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, stayed at the scene. The driver cooperated with the officials’ investigation.
Meanwhile, authorities have not yet released a description of the victim. Though, what appeared to be a purse was seen in the roadway.
Deputies from the Apple Valley Police Department closed eastbound traffic between Corwin and Tao Roads for an investigation.
Sweet Lawyers express their condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
The Aftermath of Untimely Death
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 know that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit.
A wrongful death suit allows families to hold parties liable for the irrevocable damages they have caused.
In a word, it is a claim brought against a defendant who has caused someone’s death, either through negligence or as a result of some intentional action.
Come to us at Sweet Lawyers for legal assistance. We pride ourselves on attorneys that have more than 40 years of expertise in the legal field. We will take care of your case, while you tend to your grieving family. Call us at (800) 674 7852. Also, you may send us an e-mail or a text message. You may also chat with our live agents.