VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA (December 16, 2016) – Samantha McKinney has been identified as the victim on life support after she was hit by a car on Tennessee Street, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:00 am on Tennessee Street in Vallejo. Samantha McKinney, a 28 year old woman, was crossing the street inside a marked crosswalk when she was struck by a minivan.
The impact threw Samantha McKinney over 50 feet, leaving her with grave injuries. She was rushed to a trauma center, where she tragically was declared brain dead and remains on life support. The investigation is ongoing.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said an attorney 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 Vallejo, Los Angeles, Sacramento, 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.