1 Dead in Imperial County Pedestrian Accident on Highway 111 near Rutherford Road
IMPERIAL COUNTY, CA (June 23, 2021) – Tuesday morning, a woman died in a hit-and-run crash on Highway 111 near Rutherford Road.
The CHP found a person on the road on Highway 111 near Rutherford Road at about 1:00 a.m.
According to reports, the person sustained fatal injuries. Meanwhile, the County Coroner’s Office said that the identity of the deceased will remain undisclosed due to pending family notification.
Reports revealed that the victim was an adult female transient. The authorities suspect that a vehicle, possibly a big rig, struck the woman.
However, they didn’t find any vehicle at the scene.
Thus, the CHP is actively looking for a vehicle with major front-end damage. The authorities haven’t disclosed any other information.
Also, the crash remains under active investigation.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the victim. May you find peace, comfort, and strength during this difficult time.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim
As the loved ones of the victim grieve this Imperial County pedestrian crash, Sweet Lawyers wants you to you do not have to face the aftermath alone.
Moreover, it is important to recognize that if you lose someone in an accident, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit.
Also, a wrongful death attorney gives the loved ones of a departed family member some semblance of justice.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Insurance companies only protect their interests, which is why we protect those of our clients, ” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
If a loved one has been involved in a wrongful death accident, do not hesitate to reach out for help. The process of dealing with your loss, while fighting for justice, is never easy. Ultimately, this is necessary to alleviate some of the financial burdens after a serious pedestrian accident that causes irreversible damage. We wish to make this process as easy for you as possible. Thus, for more information, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional.