GRIDLEY, California– A pedestrian, whose identity has still not been released, was killed yesterday evening, by a hit-and-run driver, on Highway 99 and Obermeyer Avenue, according to a press release issued by the local Police Department. The accident occurred at about 5:35 p.m. when a vehicle hit a pedestrian who had been walking in the roadway. The driver then fled the scene, according to the press release. When emergency and fire crews arrived, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. There has been no identifying information released about the victim to date. The accident is still under investigation and the hit-and-run driver is still at large.
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. With offices available in Gridley and throughout California, West Alliance Injury Lawyers strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 864-6664. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort this person’s family and friends as they cope with such an incredible loss,” said Attorney West Seegmiller. “The thoughts and prayers of our staff are with them as they try to piece together what happened.”