YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA (February 15, 2017) – A bicyclist was killed in an accident on Wednesday morning on Onstott Road near Pease Road, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened sometime before 4:00 a.m. on East Onstott Road and Pease Road. A bicyclist, identified only as a 77-year-old man, was struck by a hit-and-run driver, allegedly driving either a 1980s or 1990s GMC pickup. The vehicle then immediately fled the scene after the accident. Tragically, the bicyclist was declared dead at the scene by responding emergency medical personnel.
Police still searching for the hit-and-run vehicle and driver. The accident remains under active investigation 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 Yuba City, 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.