Jonathan Ruiz Arrested on Suspicion of Felony Hit-and-Run
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA (December 10, 2016) – Police have arrested the individual suspected of driving the vehicle that struck and killed a pedestrian early Saturday morning at the intersection of Hedding and 15th Streets. (map)
On December 10th, 2016, San Jose Police responded to a report of a person lying on the road. Investigators believe the victim, whose name has not been released, was in the road when he was struck by a vehicle traveling east on Hedding Street.
San Jose patrol officers Rafael Varela and Frank Montoya are credited with locating Jonathan Ruiz and arresting him on suspicion of felony hit-and-run and various other charges unrelated to the incident.
“It saddens me that an innocent man has lost life due to the reckless actions of a hit-and-run driver. We are hopeful that justice will be served. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the victim,”said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a California personal injury law firm.
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 in a hit-and-run accident, you are well-advised to consult with an experienced and professional wrongful death attorney. With offices available throughout California, including Santa Clara County, 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.