STOCKTON, CA (February 9, 2017) – 60-year-old Robert Paul Cascaden has been identified as the victim that was struck in his wheelchair and killed by a hit-and-run driver while moving across the street. (map)
The accident happened at around 7:15 p.m., according to a report taken by the San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office. Authorities responded to the call and found Cascaden lying in the road and pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver who hit him had fled the scene. The vehicle was described as a green or blue four-door sedan. Police are still searching for the hit-and-run driver. Anyone with information regarding this hit-and-run crash is asked to call the Stockton Police Department.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort this man and 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 well as the young people who were injured, 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 Sacramento, Stockton, Fresno and throughout Northern 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.