Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Hit-And-Run Driver in Mira Mesa Neighborhood
San Diego, CA (July 10, 2020) – Earlier today, a pedestrian died in a hit-and-run crash on Mira Mesa.
The fatal accident was reported around 9:45 a.m. at the intersection of Black Mountain Road and Capricorn Way.
The victim is a woman in her 40s. Authorities pronounced her dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, no description of the driver, and of the vehicle involved was immediately available.
Police closed the intersection as they investigate.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased. May you find strength in this time of grief.
What to Do in Case of Fatal Accidents
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, it is crucial that the family of the victim becomes aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit.
A wrongful death lawsuit gives the loved ones of a departed family member some semblance of justice.
“The aftermath of tragic accidents can make everything difficult for a family. The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork, questions from insurance companies or defense attorneys, and attempting to obtain police reports. Grieving and handling legal claims don’t exactly go hand in hand, and this is why hiring an experienced attorney can not only provide you with peace of mind that you have a fighter in your corner but also having someone to make sure that your rights are respected and that justice will be served. Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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