NOVATO, CALIFORNIA (February 2, 2017) – Daniel Glenn Matis has been identified as the victim killed in an accident on February 2nd on Highway 101, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 1:00 a.m. on the southbound side of Highway 101 near Atherton Avenue. 56-year-old Daniel Glenn Matis was struck by a silver Nissan Versa that immediately fled the scene. Daniel Glenn Matis was tragically declared dead at the scene by responding medical personnel.
The driver that struck Matis was located and identified as Silvestre Rejuso, and Rejuso turned himself in on February 23rd. Initial reports indicate that Daniel Glenn Matis was involved in a minor car accident prior to being struck, as an abandoned Smart Car was found in a parking lot nearby with Daniel Glenn Matis’s driver’s license inside, and the Smart car had allegedly backed into a pole. The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys 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 Novato, Los Angeles, San Diego, 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.