“Hit and Run”
WILMINGTON, CALIFORNIA (June 8, 2017) – Javier Heredia was identified as the man killed in a hit and run pedestrian accident on Thursday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 3:17 pm at the intersection of East E Street and Fries Avenue. A black SUV swerved to avoid another car that was stopped at a stop sign, and jumped up onto the curb. The SUV then struck several pedestrians and a wall.
60 year old Javier Heredia was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the accident. Three other pedestrians were injured in the accident. The driver and three passengers in the SUV all fled on foot after the accident, and three of the four have been located and arrested by authorities. The accident remains under investigation at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 864-6664. We are here to help you.