MERCED, CALIFORNIA (March 19, 2017) – 20 year old Tiara Gallashaw was killed in what authorities believe to be an intentional pedestrian accident on 19th Street and I Street in Merced, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened on Sunday near Gallashaw’s home on 19th Street and I Street. A 24 year old woman identified as Ashley Sanders showed up to Tiara Gallashaw’s home and the two women became involved in a physical altercation. After the fight, Ashley Sanders got into her 2013 red Dodge Avenger, drove into several parked vehicles, and then struck Tiara Gallashaw.
Tiara Gallashaw was rushed to a hospital, where she tragically succumbed to her injuries and died. Ashley Sanders initially fled the scene, but was taken into custody a short time later. The accident remains under investigation at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all the family members and friends of Tiara Gallashaw affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
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) 541-2111. We are here to help you.