1 Dead in Berkeley Pedestrian Crash on 80 Freeway
BERKELEY, CA (May 31, 2020) – Early Friday morning, a pedestrian died in a car accident on 80 Freeway in Berkeley.
At around 2:50 a.m., the pedestrian was hit by a Kia Optima in the westbound lanes of 80 Freeway. The crash occurred near University Avenue.
Moreover, the authorities declared the person dead at the scene. However, the gender of the deceased, as well as their name, wasn’t disclosed by the police yet.
Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene, the CHP revealed.
The detectives are still trying to find out why the person was on the freeway.
Berkeley Pedestrian Crash Aftermath
Due to the crash, the authorities briefly shut down all westbound lanes during the investigation. Also, the CHP issued a SigAlert. However, the lanes reopened around 4:15 a.m.
The authorities also urge anyone with information about the hit-and-run accident on 80 Freeway to contact the CHP Oakland office at 510-457-2875.
The Sweet Lawyers would like to express their condolences and sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim. We hope they are surrounded by steadfast and comforting support as they grieve for the loss of their loved one.
In the case of the hit-and-run accident on 80 Freeway, the family of the victim must become aware of their rights under the law. This means that there may be a right to file a lawsuit against the person, person’s or company responsible for the loss of their loved one.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Our firm works tirelessly to ensure that the people we work for are granted the highest restitution possible,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
The Sweet Lawyers comprise of a phenomenal crew of attorneys, retired judges and hardworking individuals who know the ins-and-outs of the legal system. If you’re interested in filing a claim, call (800) 674 7852. When involved in a car accident, the most important thing you should do is take care of your health and well-being. As you do this, our lawyers will tackle your case with the utmost professionalism. We’ve assisted countless people who’ve been victims of car accidents. Allow us to guide you in your legal fight and win you a settlement that’ll secure your family’s future.