Raymond Cretin Struck and Killed on Avenue 44
Indio, CA (October 29, 2020) – On Wednesday, 75-year-old Raymond Cretin of Indio, died in a pedestrian accident on Avenue 44 and West Circle Drive.
Rescuers immediately responded to the scene. However, despite the efforts to save him, the authorities pronounced him dead at the scene 10 minutes later.
Indio Police Department spokesman Ben Guitron said the incident occurred in a residential area with no traffic lights.
Meanwhile, the authorities continue to investigate the incident.
Sweet Lawyers express its sincere sympathies to the family and community of the deceased. May you find strength during this difficult time.
What’s Next After a Fatal Pedestrian Accident
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. Therefore, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit.
Indeed, a wrongful death suit forces liable parties to become accountable for their actions.
“The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork. Even questions from insurance companies and obtaining police reports can be stressful,” says Mark Sweet, an attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Turning to an experienced attorney can provide you with peace of mind. By hiring representation, you will also have someone make sure that your rights are respected and that justice will be served.
Losing a loved one can be distressing for your family and those involved, to say the least. You may have a chance to obtain justice and the means needed to cover unexpected monetary, physical, and emotional damages. With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our lawyers are here to guide you during your legal battle. We will help you acquire the justice and compensation needed to cover any financial hardships. Reach out to us to discuss your wrongful death cases. For a free case evaluation, call (800) 674 7852.