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MODESTO: Woman Killed, Two Others Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash on CA-99 near Ninth Street – file photo

“Hit-and-run suspect at large”

MODESTO, CALIFORNIA (January 21, 2017) – According to the California Highway Patrol, an 84-year-old woman was killed and two others were injured on Saturday in a hit-and-run collision on Highway 99. (map)

CHP Sergeant Nelda Banuelos reported that a Honda, driven by the hit-run-run motorist, was traveling northbound on Ninth Street around 4:20 a.m. when he broadsided a motorhome that was traveling in the slow lane. Both vehicles went off the roadway. The motorhome landed on its left side. The driver of the Honda fled the scene of the accident before authorities arrived.

Sergeant Banuelos states that the 84-year-old woman was in the back of the motorhome and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the motorhome and his front seat passenger were transported to a hospital with major injuries.

“It saddens me that an innocent victim has been killed at the hands of a reckless hit-and-run driver. It’s only a matter of time before authorities locate the responsible individual and bring justice upon them,” said a California hit-and-run accident and personal injury lawyer.

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 Newport Beach, 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.

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