“Pedestrian vs. Vehicle Collision”
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (MAY 30, 2017) – A Two vehicle collision resulted in a pedestrian fatality Tuesday evening, according to the Sacramento Police Department. (map)
The crash occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. when a car and truck, traveling westbound on West Capital Avenue, collided into one another. The truck then hit a female pedestrian standing near a bus stop, according to West Sacramento Police Sgt. Roger Kinney.
The female pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The driver of the truck, later identified as 23-year-old Gerardo Lopez,was held n suspicion of felony DUI and on a suspended license. An investigation is ongoing to determine the details of the accident.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort this woman’s family and friends as they cope with such an incredible loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “The thoughts and prayers of our staff are with them as they try to piece together what happened.”
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 864-6664. We are here to help you.