“Pedestrian Hit by Car”
PITTSBURG, CALIFORNIA (December 28, 2016) – Berhane Araya has been identified as the victim killed in a tragic accident on Willow Pass Road on Wendesday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:45 am on Wednesday. Berhane Araya, a 65 year old man from San Jose was walking eastbound on the sidewalk along Willow Pass Road, when a car traveling west turned into a driveway and struck him.
Berhane Araya was rushed to a nearby hospital by local paramedics, but he tragically succumbed to injuries he sustained in the accident and was pronounced dead. The investigation is ongoing, and the driver that struck Berhane 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 San Jose, Pittsburg, Los Angeles, 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.