Veronica Rojas and Dog Hit By SUV Full of Teens in Palmdale
Palmdale, CA (June 25, 2020) – On Wednesday evening, Veronica Rojas died after being struck by an SUV on East Avenue S and Sierra Highway.
The 65-year-old woman was with her dog on a cemented path when an SUV carrying six teens jumped the curb and hit her.
According to the report, Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies have been pursuing the said vehicle. They called off the chase before the crash, around 7:50 p.m. the same night.
Apparently, the SUV was on Avenue S when it crossed the sidewalk that separates the four-lane road from the bike path.
That is when the victim was hit. The vehicle then continued up a grassy berm and bumped into a brick wall bordering the Boulders mobile home park.
The female Palmdale resident died at the scene, while her dog ran away.
Additionally, the vehicle had been associated with a felony suspect, considered armed and dangerous. Furthermore, the driver was speeding and running red lights during the chase.
All six passengers were taken into custody, while some of them suffered minor injuries. Four of the passengers are under the age of 18.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathies to the family and friends of Veronica Rojas.
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