STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA (February 16, 2017) – A male pedestrian was killed on Thursday evening after he was struck by a big rig on Interstate 5, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 9:55 p.m. on the northbound side of Interstate 5 near March Lane. A man reportedly ran into the traffic lanes in front of a 2013 Peterbilt truck, which was unable to stop in time and struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian, identified only as a 57-year-old man from Patterson, was tragically killed in the accident.
The truck driver was not injured in the accident. The investigation is ongoing 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 Stockton, Los Angeles, San Jose, 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.