PITTSBURG, CALIFORNIA (February 27, 2017) – A woman was killed in a tragic accident on Monday evening at the intersection of Willow Pass Road and Seasons Drive, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:00 pm at the intersection of Willow Pass Road and Seasons Drive. Authorities were already in the area responding to a two vehicle crash when they received reports of a pedestrian accident. Upon reaching the scene, they confirmed that a pedestrian, identified only as a female, had been struck by a car.
Tragically, the female pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. She has been identified as Teresita Cerbas, a 78 year old woman. Initial reports indicate Teresita Cerbas was a family member of one of the drivers involved in the initial two car accident, and was attempting to walk to the collision site when she was struck. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
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 Pittsburg, Los Angeles, 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.