OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA (December 12, 2016) – A pedestrian in a wheelchair was struck by a paratransit bus on 40th Street in Oakland on Monday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:30 am in the 1000 block of 40th Street near Adeline Street. A pedestrian in a wheelchair was struck by a Paratransit bus for unknown reasons.
The pedestrian was tragically killed in the accident as a result of their injuries, and an investigation is ongoing to determine cause and liability in this tragic accident.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a personal injury 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 Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, 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.