CALIFORNIA CITY, CALIFORNIA (January 18, 2017) – A pedestrian identified as Cindy Johnson was tragically killed after being hit by a drunk driver on Wednesday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:53 pm on California City Boulevard. 36 year old Cindy Ann Johnson was crossing the street when she was struck by a 65 year old drunk driver.
Cindy Ann Johnson was airlifted to a local hospital, where she tragically succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. The driver that struck her has been identified as 65 year old Charles Philip Walker. Walker was arrested for DUI and the investigation is ongoing.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
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. Serving San Jose, Fresno, Los Angeles, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.