SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (February 23, 2017) – A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed on Interstate 80 near Madison Avenue on Thursday night, according to a California Highway Patrol report. (map)
The accident happened around 11:19 pm on the eastbound side of Interstate 80 near Madison Avenue. A pedestrian was struck by a maroon colored pickup truck.
The pedestrian was tragically declared dead at the scene by responding emergency medical personnel. The driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene, and was cooperating with authorities. 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 affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys 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 Sacramento, 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.