GRIDLEY, CALIFORNIA (December 29, 2016) – A pedestrian was killed in a tragic accident on Thursday night when they were struck by a car on Highway 99, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened on Highway 99, near Obermeyer Avenue. A pedestrian was found lying in the road around 5:37 pm, having been struck by a car moments before, which subsequently fled the scene.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead shortly after paramedics arrived on scene, and authorities are searching for the vehicle that struck the pedestrian, and attempting to determine liability.
“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 Gridley, Los Angeles, San Jose, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm 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.