INDIO, CALIFORNIA (December 29, 2016) – A pedestrian identified as 42 year old Francisco Zendejas was killed in a tragic accident on Calhoun Street on Thursday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:30 pm on Calhoun Street near Taurus Avenue. Francisco Zendejas was attempting to cross the street when he was struck by a full sized pickup truck described as being light colored. The driver of the pickup truck immediately fled the scene after striking Francisco.
Francisco Zendejas was pronounced dead at the scene by responding medical personnel. The accident remains under investigation by local authorities as they attempt to find the driver that struck Francisco Zendejas.
“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 Indio, Coachella, Palm Springs, 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.