PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA (December 20, 2016) – 77 year old James Scott of Grand Terrace has been identified as the pedestrian killed while crossing Sunrise Way on Tuesday, according to several local news sources. (map)
James Scott was attempting to cross Sunrise Way near Camino Parocela on Tuesday evening around 7:10 pm, when he was suddenly struck by a white Tesla SUV heading southbound on Sunrise Way.
James Scott was tragically pronounced dead at the scene despite bystanders attempts to resuscitate him. The driver that struck James Scott remained at the scene and is cooperating with authorities.
“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 Palm Springs, Los Angeles, 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) 864-6664. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.