Teenager and Stepfather Killed in National City Pedestrian Accident
National City, CA (June 24, 2022) – On Wednesday, Tayishe Baltys, 43, was arrested in a DUI crash on East Plaza Boulevard killing a 15-year-old girl and her 39-year-old stepfather.
The fatal incident took place minutes before 10 p.m. in the 3100 block area, near the intersection with Harbison Avenue.
According to the investigators, Baltys was westbound in her 2020 Toyota Prius when she struck the girl and her stepfather walking home from a neighborhood market.
When the authorities arrived, they found both victims on the ground and Baltys in the vehicle.
Unfortunately, the girl lost her life at the scene.
Immediately, the paramedics took the stepfather to Scripps Mercy Hospital where he died. Officers withheld their identity pending family notification.
Later on, officers booked Tayishe Baltys into Las Colinas women’s jail in Santee. They held her on $500,000 bail pending arraignment on Friday afternoon.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our condolences to the loved ones of the two deceased in the National City pedestrian accident. May you find courage during this difficult time.
Fatal Collision Could Happen Anytime
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in an incident similar to the National City pedestrian accident is devastating.
More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. You need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It will only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid. Thus, the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.
Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.
So, to the bereaved of the person who died in the crash on East Plaza Boulevard, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.
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