MOJAVE, CALIFORNIA (January 30, 2017) – An elderly married couple that were trying to cross Highway 14 were hit by a car on Monday night, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:05 pm on Monday, on Highway 14. A married couple, identified only as a 79 year old man and his 74 year old wife, were crossing Highway 14 from the east side to the west side when they were struck by a car.
The 79 year old man was tragically declared dead at the scene by responding medical personnel. The woman was rushed to a hospital with major injuries. The driver was identified as Albert Fasulo Jr. Albert Fasulo Jr remained at the scene and cooperated with local authorities. The investigation is ongoing.
“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 Mojave, 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) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.