REDWAY, CALIFORNIA (March 4, 2017) – A pedestrian was struck by a semi-truck and killed on Redwood Drive, near Redway Drive, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 8:17 pm on Redwood Drive near Redway Drive. A pedestrian was reportedly walking in the northbound lanes when he was struck by a southbound Peterbilt semi-truck driven by a 33 year old man.
The pedestrian, identified only as a 50 year old man, was rushed to Jerold Phelps Community Hospital, where he tragically succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead the next day. The driver of the semi truck, Leroy Thomas, was cleared for DUI and the investigation is ongoing at this time.
“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 Redway, 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) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.