WEST ALLIS, WISCONSIN (February 23, 2017) – A man was killed in a hit and run DUI collision on W Greenfield Avenue early Thursday morning, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 1:30 a.m. on Greenfield Avenue near 96th and 98th Streets. A vehicle was traveling west on Greenfield when it struck a car turning north from 98th Street. The driver of the car turning from 98th street was tragically killed in the accident and was identified only as a 50-year-old man from Menomonee Falls.
The responsible vehicle fled the scene on foot and was apprehended by authorities a short time later. Initial reports indicate alcohol was likely a factor in the collision. The accident remains under investigation at this time.
“It’s unfortunate that motorists under the influence disregard the negative effects that may ensue from driving under the influence. Drunk drivers continue to endanger the safety of all other drivers,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm, a California car accident and personal injury attorney.
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. 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.